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The Gift of 
Claes of 1953 


the 1953 



Volume 44 


Simmons College 
Boston, Massachusetts 


To Harrison L. Horley 



J- T is to Dr. Harrison L. Harley, 

for thirty years a member of the faculty 

serving as Professor of Philosophy and Psychology ; 

Chairman of the Division of Philosophy, 

Psychology, and Education; and now retiring 

Director of the School of Preprofessional Studies 

that we affectionately dedicate this issue 


Dr. Harley pauses with a 
smile in the midst of a busy 

Unwinding the Years in Review . . . 

From flickering silent movies, to "talkies," to 
technicolor, and to lifelike cinerama the motion 
picture industry has grown. Industry of another 
kind has brought Simmons College through its first 
fifty years. Five decades of growth and change 
produced the Simmons that the Class of 1953 will 
remember. To preserve your memories in a more 
tangible form than the mind's eye, MICROCOSM 
records your years at Simmons on a roll of "cellu- 
loid," and the camera eye helps you to live again your 
four years in college. 

Wrz* * ■ 




We flash back to 1902 . . . fifty years of Simmons 
College . . . 1899 — a charter is drawn and the 
College is incorporated . . . science, art and industry 
grow into our by-word . . . 1902 — Mr. Lefavaur 
becomes our first President and Miss Arnold, our 
first Dean. Two years later we are located on the 
Fens. The building grows . . . east and west wings 
are added. The dormitories grow . . . North and South 
Halls, the Refectory. The number of students 
increases yearly . . . by 1933, seven programs are 
developed — Library Science, Home Economics, 
Business, Nursing, Science, Social Work, and English. 
Mr. Bancroft Beatley becomes the second President 

of Simmons. In 1949 Miss Eleanor Clifton becomes 
our Dean . . . she and the Class of '53 are Freshmen 
together. 1952 — our Fiftieth Anniversary Celebra- 
tion — a mid-century jubilee . . . progress marches on 
with the laying of cornerstones to three new buildings 
. . . television and radio programs air our cause . . . 
the Presidents of neighboring colleges honor us at an 
Academic Convocation and discuss The Changing Role 
of Women . . . conferences on Education and Pro- 
fessional Opportunities for Women are led by well- 
known speakers . . . a jubilee banquet ends a glorious 
celebration. Simmons survives the pains of growing 
. . . we are proud to be a part of her! 

The lights dim . . . the croivd is hushed . . . and 
the curtain rises . . . applause soon breaks the air . . . 
but the loudest ticclaim bursts forth as the curtain 
falls . . . whether it's a play, an opera, or a movie. 
Credit should go where credit is due . . . not only to 
those on the stage . . . but the ones behind as well. 
Our own Simmons show . . . not the greatest on earth 
. . . but we do have wonderful administrators . . . 
bravos and cheers to them, our producers . . . those 
who set the stage and raised the curtain. And bouquets 
of roses to our directors — the faculty. 

The faculty dons its caps 
ami goivns for an academic 

Miss M attack warmly wel- 
comes Fritzie King into her 

Mr. Grossman looks con- 
cerned as he checks a dis- 
puted point. 

Mixed emotions are displayed 
upon entering Symphony 

President Bancroft Beatley 

President Bancroft Beatley and Dean Eleanor 
Clifton are known by every student as the chief 
administrators of Simmons. They are also known 
as two people who understand and continually 
work for the needs of the students. 

When John Simmons founded Simmons College, 
he directed that it should give instruction in "art, 
science, and industry best calculated to enable 
the scholars to acquire an independent livelihood." 

Simmons follows another basic precept stated 
for every student in the annual catologue. It states 
that vocational education on the college level must 
rest on a firm academic foundation ; that there 
must be constant emphasis on the broad princi- 
ples which underlie vocational competence in any 
field; that training in skills should be limited to 
those that are essential to success in initial em- 

When President Beatley reached 1952, he saw 
Simmons celebrate fifty years as a college. At 
that time he said that his work is still as satis- 
fying as in 1933 when he became the second presi- 
dent of Simmons. 

L, Producers and Dir 

During the gala jubilee celebration, President 
Beatley dedicated three new buildings on upper- 
class campus to bring all the students to one cam- 
pus. Now plans are underway for more college 
buildings. A library, a science building, and a 
social and health unit are part of the Simmons 

Next fall the School of Preprofessional Studies 
will become the School of Social Science. Stu- 
dents will receive a broad education with an added 
emphasis on social studies and will then be pre- 
pared for either graduate study or immediate 

The students may see President Beatley at a 
student-faculty tea, a college formal, perhaps eat- 
ing dinner at the home management house, play- 
ing baseball at the annual student-faculty game, or 
walking down the corridors. With his willingness 
to further student welfare, President Beatley is 
ready to build an even greater Simmons as the 
years go by. 

dors of the Simmons Cinerama 

Dean Clifton is advisor for student activities 
and a manager of freshman guidance. With hu- 
man relations the main substance of her job, Dean 
Clifton is concerned with the personality of each 
girl and her personal problems. 

The students may see her at a Stu-G open meet- 
ing, eating dinner in the dining hall on upperclass 
campus, or just talking to someone in her office. In- 
terested in interior decoration, she enjoyed plan- 
ning the interior of Arnold Hall. She likes meet- 
ing students and is present at many meetings. 

On the second floor of the college building. 
Dean Clifton's daily calendar stays full of stu- 
dent appointments. Since she found personal work 
with students to be her main interest, Dean Clifton 
has established herself in her few years at Simmons 
as a most patient and understanding guide. 

After graduating from Goucher College and en- 
tering the business field, Dean Clifton chose to 

Dean Eleanor Clifton 

work directly with students. Her years before 
Simmons included the positions of Director of Stu- 
dents at the New Jersey College for Women, Field 
Advisor of the Camp Fire Girls, and Director of 
Admissions at Goucher College. 

Aiding President Beatley and Dean Clifton in 
their work are Vice-President Joseph Garton Need- 
ham and Wylie Sypher, Dean of the Graduate Di- 
vision. Both of these men are familiar figures 
in the classrooms and in conference groups. Their 
friendly spirit of understanding and their ready 
willingness to aid the student have endeared them 
to all. 

Left: Mr. Sypher looks over a "paper." 
Above: Mr. Needham relaxes momen- 

Our studio executives who keep the 

Million dollar productions . . . directors to 
cast the roles . . . advertising and publicity . . . 
at Simmons someone to direct every phase of the 
college . . . for our benefit . . . and for the next 
generation. Mrs. Gonyea keeping records of 
course credits and registration. . . . Miss Suther- 
land interviewing hopeful girls . . . orientation 
coming up for those successful . . . Mr. Bachelder 
handling facts and figures of financial matters . . . 
Mrs. Broadcorens, the Director of Publicity . . . 
plans for new projects . . . Miss Webb scouting up 

fields for new resources . . . advice from Dr. 
Readdy of the medical staff . . . Miss Deacon keep- 
ing in touch with past students . . . contributions 
from Alumni . . . Miss Danielson of campus life 
. . . Miss Hanson interviews for our careers . . . 
and they faithfully and carefully keep the Simmons 
film rolling. 

ons happy 

Left and above: Miss Webb, Miss Deacon 
Dr. Readdy. Below: Mrs. Broadcorens 
Miss Danielson, Miss Hanson. 

Top-stor billing for our fovorit 

By popular acclaim : 
Mr. Miller 
Dr. Rotlwell 

A chair marked Director . . . detailed explana- 
tion on how to play this scene . . . "Cut" . . . fran- 
tic hand waving . . . "let that take stand" — they 
are the big men in filmdom. At Simmons they 
are our faculty . . . instead of back-patting, A's . . . 
"all right, I'll explain it once more" . . . con- 
ferences in those smoke-filled rooms . . . time out 
for coffee, a cigarette and politics in Stowaway . . . 
a smile for everyone . . . "friendly" is the word 
. . . great teamwork in hockey, basketball, and 
Softball . . . maybe not pros . . . but wonderful 
sports. . . they are good pastry cooks, too . . . 
ask any judge for the cake baking contest, and 

where would Spring Spree be without their all-star 
hitting and fielding? Instead of rehearsal notices, 
Class Cancelled . . . warm weather minus flu means 
mass exodus to the Backyard ... we don't need 
to unionize — if we don't want a test, we say so . . . 
where else to find such a stimulating, fair and 
square, good-humored faculty. We feel like Prima 
Donnas . . . advice always freely given whether 
on personal or professional problems ... we find 
that human relations really work around here. 
To all of them, professional and academic ... to 
our faculty . . . one hundred per cent on the ap- 
plause meter. 



Not a single star succeeds without training . . . 
and so with Simmons students . . . eight different 
schools ... a galaxy of courses . . . the directors lack 
cameras, but wheels do whirl in every gaVs head. 
A movie set in itself . . . the special period gown from 
PRINCE . . . the story from PUBLICATIONS . . . the 
LIBRARIANS delve into the historical research . . . 
then a cut . . . coffee and doughnuts from HOME 
ECONOMICS . . . from BUSINESS financial finageling 
for the production . . . bandages and penicillin for 
overworked actors from NURSING . . . the SCIEN- 
TISTS conjure up artificial rainstor\ms . . . the sup- 
plementary touches by PREPROFESSIONAL . . . and 
. . . lights . . . curtain! 

A business letter, copy for 
REVIEW, or another term 

The test tube treatment for 
nurses and future scientists. 

Fashions and fabrics in focus 
for Prince and Home Ec. 

Books and notes — the basis 
of preprofessional and li- 
brary training. 


Paul L. Salsgiver, 

Director of School of Business 

1902. Secretarial School . . . years of evolu- 
tion and constant reshaping of program . . . 
1942, School of Business . . . From Penmanship A 
to advertising, accounting, personnel, scientific 
secretarial, medical secretarial, general business, 
medical records administration, and bilingual sec- 
retarial studies . . . From the Huntington Cham- 
bers to 300 The Fenway. Exacting standards . . . 
An academic background spiced with practical 
skills producing a proficient graduate with her 
feet on the ground and her eyes on expanding 
horizons. . . . 

One plus one equals shorthand and typing. . . . 
"Don't pay any attention to how fast your neigh- 
bor transcribes — just go as fast as you can," those 
sweaty fingers ... no erasing ... be accurate . . . 
margins . . . "Am I reading too fast?" . . . "Please 
read your transcription, Miss Simmons." "I got 
behind, Mr. Byers, so I made up my own letter," 
onion skin . . . the red and the black — ribbons of 

Professional prevue 

Pages of shorthand notes plus one 
typewriter equals transcription. 

course . . . ez-erase or corrasable bond . . . carbons 
by the score. . . . 

Secretarial procedures . . . filing . . . good 
grooming . . . telegrams — word count . . . checks — 
made out to the order of whom? . . . graphs — it 
makes a difference which side is up. . . . 

Mimeograph . . . duplicator — that smelly fluid 
. . . ediphone — round and round the turntable goes 
. . . dictaphone — better than dictation . . . electric 
typewriters — "and how do you set the margins?" 
. . . calculators — no more columns of illegible 
figures and counting on fingers and toes . . . 
This must be the Office Machines class . . . Miss 
Sweeney wielding a small crowbar. . . . 

The advertising courses with Mrs. Coulter . . . 
girls waving scissors wildly in the air with one 
hand and flipping through magazines with the 
other . . . judge the copy . . . projects and more 
projects . . . visual cppeal . . . eye catchers. . . . 

Personnel ... a smile — always . . . guidance — 

"What's your problem': 

ly talents or spe- 

cial skills . . . the work in the Admissions or Place- 
ment offices — other people have academic and em- 
ployment problems too. . . . 

Accounting . . . net worth . . . liquidation . . . 
addition . . . subtraction . . . posting . . . "Your 
Federal Income Tax" . . . "It's three o'clock in 
the morning and I still have four accounting prob- 
lems, but this one just won't come out right." 

Business Policies and Problems . . . interviews 
with VP's, office managers, ad men, personnel di- 
rectors . . . New England Mutual or John Hancock 
. . . "Reports range from 30 to 120 typewritten 
pages" . . . operating techniques. . . . 

The Business School Party . . . professors staged 
a modern dance class . . . Mr. Byers in a leotard, 
Miss Engler, Miss Sweeney, Mrs. Coulter, Miss 
Brien, Mrs. Dickinson, Our Mr. Salsgiver . . . 
always there when we need him . . . guide, 
and of course, supreme "Business Manager". . . . 

arring procedure and proficiency 

Business gals' pens take off like 
jet planes in dictation "flights." 

1903. Sara Louise Arnold . . . The Department 
of Household Economics with the emphasis on 
skill rather than principles . . . 1934, School of 
Home Economics with a broader interpretation 
and range of studies. The goal is fourfold: prep- 
aration for satisfying employment, home and fam- 
ily living, informed citizenship, and personal 

After a year of basic bio and chem (struggle, 
struggle, boil and bubble), we were on our way. 
Clothing 20 and Miss Gallivan . . . Foods 23 and 
Miss Hord . . . hot rolls . . . crisp salads . . . Oh 
for the success of the puffy omelet. Psychology, 
organic chem . . . Mrs. Sargent and structural 
formulas. On to biochem and physiology for 
dieticians, math for textiles . . . logarithms from 
forgotten high school days . . . microscopes and 
nylon thread . . . labs and more labs . . . that 26- 
hour week. . . . 

Junior year . . . eight glorious weeks in home 

management house ... a change to modern in the 
living room . . . how to thaw frozen strawberries 
five minutes before mealtime . . . snacks and the 
budget . . . one morning a week at nursery school 
. . . "Let's play a game instead of fighting." 
Foods (that's more) . . . bacteriology . . . nutri- 
tion . . . settlement house work . . . trying to 
make supper on time . . . three white uniforms 
to scrub . . . quant, analysis for the textile con- 
scious . . . discussions on family relations . . . 
clothing field trips to Filene's French Shop (just 
looking) . . . fittings . . . book reports . . . educa- 
tion ahead . . . preschool, consumer, home ec. 
Senior year . . . future thoughts . . . biting fin- 
gernails before final demonstration . . . field work 
days . . . future teachers arising at six a.m. . . . 
future dieticians on a hundred and one field trips 
. . . catering service . . . home calls with the Gas 
Co. . . . experimental foods — baking powder bis- 
cuits for two weeks . . . testing, tasting . . . too 

Feature-length preparation for tha 

Seen through a glass darkly in textiles 
which are sun fast, sanforized swatches. 

Tailors chalk one up for Home Ec. where 
patterns and pins are oh, sew necessary. 

much milk . . . too much flour . . . non-existent 
lunch and more field work days . . . scales and tri- 
angles for housing . . . tailoring . . . muslin . . . 
never getting to the "real material." Fitting in 
committee meetings . . . appointments with Miss 
Hanson . . . applications to be filled out. Mrs 
D. Abbott and daily vitamin C requirement. . . 

Delving deeper into textile technology . . 
noting and solving problems in diet therapy . . 
running the lunchroom without running out of any 
thing . . . Enthusiastic ventures into journalism, 
advertising, typing, music, art, and literature. The 
pride of accomplishment in cooking and culture. 

So many happy memories ... of recipies gone 
wrong ... of aromatic test tubes ... of mouth- 
watering cakes ... of threading needles ... of 
spring suits with the personal touch ... of hor- 
rible mistakes and wonderful accidents. Seen in 
the future ... an interesting, satisfying job — a 
happy, busy life. 

ersonol touch 

Elda Robb, 

Director of School of Home Economics 

What's cooking here — omelets, scrambled 
eggs, or a trial run of pancakes? 

1902, a "charter school" . . . now, an out- 
standing leader in size and reputation . . . 1945, 
admitted first men as degree candidates . . . 
Originally a regional school . . . presently a na- 
tional institution. Under Mr. Shaffer two pro- 
grams were designed — one, a four-year undergrad- 
uate program leading to a B.S., and the other a 
two-semester plus one summer session for graduate 
students. A sound academic background ... a 
complete program of professional studies . . . 
field trips and field work ... a graduate fully pre- 
pared for positions of professional status. 

A wide array of opportunities for the future 
from administration to research specialists, from 
adult education to work with children . . . fasci- 
nating work and good salaries (they say this isn't 
important, but . . . ) . For three years liberal arts 
courses of our own choice (well, almost) . . . the 
fourth year all our professional studies. Despite 
the comprehensive courses of the senior year, there 

Kenneth R. Shaffer, 

Director of School of Library Science 





Cataloging fun? Judging by the cheerful 
faces here it almost looks it — almost. 


■ ■ I' ' 

are memories of those frightful — but wonderful — 
years of growing up at Simmons. That first hour 
of Contemporary Society with the Pepsodent smile 
. . . from prehistoric man to the United Nations 
in one year. . . . 

American Literature with David ( H. David 
Thoreau, that is) and the others from Brooks 
Farm . . . Economics . . . ah, what patience . . . 
if only more teachers in New England could sit in 
on Dr. Harley's course in education. . . . 

But probably what will remain foremost in our 
minds is senior year. Those terrifying experiences 
in Cat. and Classification . . . the 13th edition 
(#!*/?!) . . . CB1 . . . "Now you never, never, 
never . . ." "I can never remember that child's 
name" . . . "My deaaah, if you do that you're 
going to get into trouble. . . ." 

Those times we'd like to wring Mr. Dewey's, 
Mr. Cutter's, and Margaret Mann's necks . . . then, 
that wonderful day when we found no red marks 

on our lab paper . . . Introduction class with those 
"get acquainted" field trips. . . . 

And those blue Wednesday lectures . . . Mr. 
Booth and his eternal charts and graphs . . . func- 
tionalism . . . Did anyone ever do that term paper 
on a "Survey of Surveys"? From that important 
Alexandrian library to the new and modernistic 
library at M.I.T. . . . those libraries that don't 
look like libraries . . . and the Reference Course. 

If only we could keep up-to-date . . . and to re- 
turn to the point of departure . . . "Have I made 
this sufficiently confusing?" . . . due Monday. . . . 

Remembering those organizations, periodicals, 
and books for Miss Edge . . . How could so many 
books be fascinating? . . . those oral talks on half- 
read books . . . annotations and bibliographies . . . 
What objectives will you have in your library? 
These things we won't forget as we follow our 
various careers of marriage, child rearing, and/or 
library work. 

cation and cross indexing 

There are so many fascinating books and 
periodicals that there just isn't time. • • 

What! We have to make secondary en- 
tries tracings — and assign call numbers 

1903 . . . the first group of eight nurses ap- 
peared in the Simmons classrooms. 1918 . . . 
the School of Public Health Nursing emerged 
from the early training programs and hospital 
affiliations. Director Anne Strong's new program 
to produce leaders in the nursing field . . . two 
years of college studies, two years of classes and 
practice at Massachusetts General Hospital, and 
one year of study in public health nursing. Well 
nursing . . . health nursing . . . pioneer nursing 
. . . and in 1934 another step forward, the new 
School of Nursing at Simmons, a school whose 
students earned both the coveted Diploma in 
Nursing and the Bachelor of Science Degree. 
1953 ... a record of almost nine thousand nurses 
receiving some part of their education at Simmons 

Academic and professional . . . intellectual and 
scientific . . . where does it start? A dip into 
economics, art. literature, history. Longer hours 

in the labs. Bio 10 with Dr. Solinger and frog 
hunts along Muddy River. The wonders of en- 
docrinology with Dr. Rodwell. Remember the 
roller coaster rides at Nantasket? CeH 12 06 — this 
is sugar? Physics — an electrifying course! "The 
Old Lamplighter." Counting the steps from Room 
110 to the home ec lab. "Where is the solar 
plexus, Mr. Shepro?"' 

Microbiology . . . culturing dishes from the din- 
ing hall. Coffee time during the final — more 
relaxing than a sedative. "Look, Mrs. Witton, 
I've discovered a new bacterium." Sociology . . . 
psychology . . . child development . . . foods and 
nutrition — how to make trays look interesting . . . 
calories, color, texture, consistency. Eight weeks 
at Evans . . . principles and practices of pharma- 
cology and nursing. . . . 

The human pincushion becomes immune to 
measles, mumps, chicken-pox, death, and taxes. 

Nursing I . . . getting acquainted with Massa- 

Experience plus culture highlight that 

Social Ethics waits while Mr. Hailley 
enlivens the lecture with a joke or two. 

- 'I r ■ '. ■ I ■ 'I ii ii -Mi i 

chusetts General Hospital. Smooth, impersonal 
efficiency becomes familiar. Antiseptic atmosphere 
and rubber-heeled shoes are old friends. From 
toting books to toting bedpans in one easy lesson. 
The operating rooms . . . What did I do with 
that appendix? The orthopedics ward . . . trac- 
tion, splint, cast — where is the patient? Shall 
we send the doctors back to school for a class in 
calligraphy ... or is it hieroglyphics? 

Learn, work, and learn some more until the 
fourth year is part of the past. But it's not past — 
the knowledge and training carry over that four- 
week recuperation-vacation, and continue during 
the months at Children's, McLean, and the Boston 
Lying-in. More learning and more work in that 
fifth year with the Boston Visiting Nurses Associa- 
tion. More yet in the professional career to fol- 
low. And it all adds up to learning that stimu- 
lates and work that satisfies . . . the goal of the 
Simmons nurse. 



Evangeline H. Morris, 
Director of School of Nursing 

The '52 Summer Session group cheer- 
fully lines up en masse and in uniform. 


Harrison L. Harley, 

Director of School of Preprofessioiial Studies 

1938, the baby of the schools . . . Dr. 
Harrison L. Harley first and now retiring di- 
rector of the School of Preprofessional Studies. 
A baccalaureate degree . . . the prerequisite for 
graduate study . . . broad general study on the 
undergraduate level . . . specialization on the 
graduate level. 

A background in . . . EC. 20 and Mr. Nichols 
whose untiring patience finally pulled us through 
. . . English electives ... "I like Wylie" ... "I 
go Miller" . . . Hawthorne's American History . . . 
You mean the Pilgrims weren't Puritans? ... a 
million and one reasons for the Civil War. . . . 

Mr. Bush's philosophic art lectures . . . who 
can spell Quetzalcoatal, Ashurnasirpal, Praxiteles 
. . . wonder trips to the Museum of Fine Arts and 
all the people who joined our group because they 
thought Mr. Bush was giving a guided tour . . . 
the beauties of the Winged Victory of Samothrace 
. . . the Dying Gaul . . . the Laocoon. . . . 

Preprofessional stu 

Political theory students study the major 
premises of Aristotle wih Mr. Tollefson. 

Making records with Monsieur Newman . . . 
would we ever get that downeast twang out of 
our voices? . . . singing French Christmas carols 
. . . Comparative government . . . Mr. Tollefson's 
fascinating accent ( and he can bake too ! ) . . . 
Reichsrat Reichstag — Ach Himmel ! ! 

Ethnic Groups . . . "endogamy" ... we came out 
ready to change the world . . . Psych of Adjust- 
ment . . . Mr. Deane's technical words which had 
us carrying a dictionary to class to follow the 
lecture . . . am I psychotic or just neurotic. . . . 

Contemporary Music . . . Stravinsky and Shosta- 
kovich aren't so bad after all . . . wonder if I 
could be converted to modern art as easily. . . . 

Child Psych and Dr. Harley's jokes . . . how 
did any one person ever cram so many exciting 
and interesting experiences into one lifetime. . . . 

Home Ec. 10 (just in case we happen to get 
married) . . . Mrs. East and JAMES . . . Swedish 
stainless steel . . . dinners for two for 75 cents 

. . . comparative shopping ... a three-hour take 
home final that took fifteen hours. . . . 

Modern Drama . . . another dip into culture . . . 
Boz and his tremendous enthusiasm . . . the as- 
tounding number of fires that the engines rushed 
to during ninth hour . . . "The Way of the World" 
. . . "Hedda Gabler." . . . 

Volunteer Services ... a chance to put our new 
learning to work . . . coffee hours with "Jim" 
Hadley and "Steve" Deane . . . What will I ever 
do with that child — she is continually disrupting 
the whole group . . . Labor Relations with Mr. 
Jacks . . . "mitbestimmung!" . . . laughed like 
idiots . . . Social Statistics . . . standard deviation 
(whatever that means I . . . Psychological Meas- 
urement . . . Mr. Johnson and Sociology . . . social 
norms . . . class,. caste, and stratification. 

Four wonderful years behind us — more study 
ahead of us . . . but always our undergraduate 
memories accompanying us. 

ies present a cultural double-feature 

Mr. Kahl discusses the League of Nations' 
failures ivith a group of history majors. 

The Pierson Product Moment Correlation 
Technique — what does it all mean? 

In 1912, a new program of training set 
up in cooperation with the Women's Educational 
and Industrial Union . . . the Prince School was 
formed in 1915 and in 1918 became a separate 
entity. Post graduate courses gave way to a 
four-year undergraduate program . . . salesman- 
ship . . . textiles . . . store operation and store 
organization. Merchandising from all angles . . . 
student teachers . . . specially tailored clinics, 
surveys, and publications. The challenge of the 
future being met by gals with a flair for fashion, 
a passion for personnel, and practical know-how 
and experience. . . . 

The practical foundation was applied under the 
polish of glamour. Textiles . . . cooperative re- 
search . . . hundreds of swatches . . . color and 
line . . . magazines and scissors became as famil- 
iar as coffee and doughnuts in the lounge and the 
ever present cigarette smoke as we studied the 
Color Manual. 

Miss Chambers and accounting. . . . How's your 
credit rating? The Retailer in the Modern World 
a la Mr. Beckley and his marvelous sense of 
humor. Fashion . . . the "Louis" and "Victoria" 
and the "Gay Nineties" . . . not to mention the 
paper due much too soon. . . . Our bachelor 
Blakeslee ... a wonderful substitute for a director 
in Europe and the perfect class advisor. . . . 

Field trips en masse . . . always with a hat. . . . 
Shopping problems and suspicious store detectives 
. . . Spring in the New York market . . . Oh, the 
thrill of it all! And the aching feet during Christ- 
mas field work . . . the 15% discounts that were 
so inviting . . . professional wardrobes made up 
of borrowed clothes. 

Human Relations — even in retailing . . . people, 
personnel, problems . . . Mrs. Schwaab and two 
pairs of glasses . . . Salesmanship — good skits and 
bad . . . Part time jobs in Filene's, Stearns, 
Jays. . . . 

Behind the scenes in retailing witl 

Mr. Blakeslee can make them laugh even 
when he , s scheduling a paper or an exam. 

Is it color, line, and design, a guest 
speaker, a fashion show, or a movie? 

Subscriptions to Vogue and Harper's were paid 
for with our job earnings. The hundreds of let- 
ters urging us to renew subscriptions . . . the 
clock in the Oak Room with the independent 
spirit . . . the Yellow Room, the Green Room, the 
Olive Room — would we ever know which was 
which ! 

The little things now stored in memories . . . 
the white magnolia blossoms in the front yard . . . 
the constant struggle to get books in the library 
. . . the poodle from the Academy Moderne . . . 
The 11th hour paper-typing sessions in the kitchen 
. . . Prince Club meetings in the lounge . . . 
sneakers and sox on rainy and paper days. . . . 

Now the four years are over. Now we can test 
our training and education with full time jobs as 
assistant executives . . . buyers . . . employment 
interviewers. College has given us a background 
. . . practice work, experience . . . and training 
courses, the finishing touches. We are on our own. 


cus on 



Donald K. Beckley, 

Director of Prince School of Retailing 

Time out from notetaking for a laugh; or 

1934, Dr. Robert Gay . . . founded School of 
English . . . 1951, present School of Publication 
Experiments in copy and proof . . . practical ap- 
plications on Review and in printshop. A gen- 
eral background combined with specific training 
leads to a career . . . books, magazines, advertising, 
publicity, public relations, journalism, radio . . . 
the unlimited. 

The language of specialization . . . the symbols 
of a trade . . . the art of proofreading . . . comma, 
cap, reverse, wf, the Chicago Manual of Style and 
A. B.C. of English Usage. Trials and tribula- 
tions . . . triple vision and sentence structure. 

Business 35 . . . shorthand and typing . . . It's 
much faster via abbreviations and two fingers. 
Secretarial procedures and 20,000 Words. . . . 

Journalism introduced the Fessenden Formula 
. . . planning, producing, placing, publicity . . . 
the Christian Science Monitor and our own print- 
shop . . . composing sticks, leads, the press, and 
Garamond type. . . . 

Graphic Arts introduced a world of new words 
and phrases. Cropping and copyfitting . . . picas 
and points . . . pix and cuts . . . black, grey, and 
white vs. the four-color process . . . Publishers' 
Weekly and the Production Yearbook . . . the gore 
of a bleed with Yg inch for trim and dragon's 
blood to avoid undercutting. . . . 

A creed for accuracy had been laid down ... A 
mania for details became a universal grand pas- 
sion. AIGA followed by Layout and Design . . . 
followed by rubber cement . . . followed by draw- 
ing boards, T-squares, proportion wheels, type 
books . . . free forms . . . paste ups . . . French 
folds ... and THE PROJECT! 

The people merged into personalities. Boz 
became a director and a friend . . . Miss Williams, 
the editor with a heart . . . Ginny, the assistant 
with the know-how . . . Sandy, the gal with the 
paper. The professional standards were set by 
Mr. Turner and the basic principles, of design 
. . . D.G.V. and his relentless pursuit of de- 

Copy, p/x, and cuts equal on oscor- 

Mr. Fessenden emphasizes a basic point 
in publicity to an absorbed class. 

tails and devices . . . "Fez" expounded "accuracy, 
accuracy, accuracy," and names making news. . . . 

Bodoni became an open book to those in the 
know . . . halftones were usually square ups, 
and a line cut was easier on the pocket book. Air- 
brushes aided nature ... a Ben Day screen was 
flat gray ... a joke could cost a fortune. . . . 

Justification . . . sterios . . . mats . . . mono- 
type . . . "flicks" . . . deadlines . . . coffee in 
351 . . . "That's a line-for-line type up and don't 
forget the overlay" . . . Jargon of gutters and ratios 
. . . methods, results, and costs. "It's an old Span- 
ish custom." There's the long way, the short way 
. . . the Valz way. There's a character count, a 
word count, and type not made of rubber. 

Practice makes perfect and field work brings 
experience . . . roughs turned into glossies and 
the bewildering into the familiar. 

We can never forget our points, picas, and 
projects . . . the past was a preview of professional- 
ism . . . the future, a bright prospect of success. 

inning production 

Raymond F. Bosworth. 

Director of School of Publication 


/V. DeWitt and G. Carter play the house 
organ serenade in the Gay Room. 

"One third pix, 2/3 copy, modern out- 
look — shouldn't take you long" — Turn- 
er's layout. 

1902, one student in the School of General Sci- 
ence . . . 1904, first four degrees awarded in 
science . . . From chemistry to biology to physics, 
math, medical school preparation . . . fostered 
nursing until the School of Public Health Nursing 
was established. New fields, constantly expanded 
horizons . . . 1942, School of Science . . . special 
war programs . . . terrific demand for graduates 
. . . majors in biology, chemistry, physics, orthop- 
tics, physical therapy. . . . 

Introduction via the oderiferous corridors. Ini- 
tiation . . . chem, bio, physics, math, labs, lab coats 
. . . future scientist . . . boon to humanity . . . dis- 
coverer of rare elements . . . initiation over . . . 
settling down to selecting a major ... a con- 
glomeration of courses . . . inorganic chem . . . 
quantitative analysis . . . qualitative . . . or- 
ganic . . . advanced organic . . . physical . . . bi- 
ology . . . microbiology . . . anatomy . . . physi- 
ology . . . electricity . . . optics . . . electronics 
. . . mechanics . . . calculus . . . differential equa- 
tions . . . here were the classes to choose from. 

Meeting people . . . loving every minute of it 
. . . work, more work . . . cats and rats . . . acids 
and bases . . . the cartoons and daft-nitions on 
the Science School bulletin board . . . the poems 
in Dr. Bliss's lab . . . Miss Granara's friendly en- 
couragement . . . Mr. Solinger's "Ontogeny re- 
capitulates phylogeny" . . . Dr. Rodwell's gra- 
cious and charming manner . . . Dr. Bliss's jokes 
starting with "That reminds me of a little story" 
. . . Mrs. Sargent's "I'm sure you all remember 
this, but I'll explain it anyway" . . . Dr. Timm's 
plaintive words: "Please don't take my notes into 
that acid-spattered lab of iniquity." 

And making friends with fellow scientists was 
easy because everyone seemed to be suffering 
through the same things. Spilling a yield at the 
end of an experiment in Organic Chem lab . . . 
acid deterioration of watches, stockings, and lab 
coats ... an open window in quant lab when 
yields are on lab desks . . . Bromine burns . . . 
the question "What is a Cotyledon?" being asked 
in an exam . . . learning classifications in biology 

The spectacle of life, os seen 

Frosh hard at ivork in inorganic chemis- 
try testing, analyzing, and washing up. 

Ginny Huppi studying in the chem lab 
giving careful consideration to the facts. 

. . . losing about 10,000,000 organisms in bac- 
teriology lab . . . Hydrogen sulfide asphyxiation 
. . . not being able to see anything under the 
microscope freshman year when the professor says 
it's there, and seeing things that aren't there, senior 
year . . . making the first electrical circuit in 
physics lab . . . calculus problems . . . logarithms 
. . . thermodynamics . . . equilibrium . . . that's 
what four years has tried to produce. Even with 
the variety of fields and majors in this school 
friendships have been made and retained through 
social activities. Ellen Richards Club . . . the next 
meeting of the Northeastern Section of A.C.S. will 
be held . . . This is a game of common sense (but 
how much common sense do we have left after a 
day of hard work?) . . . the barbecue in the back- 
yard . . . field trips . . . visiting industrial labs . . . 
work and play . . . preparation for a job arid 
for life. 

irough o microscope 

John A. Timm, 

Director of School of Science 

Under such watchful eyes the fractional 
distillation should be successful. 

Swimming pools, night clubs, dinner at the Brown 
Derby . . . a Hollywoodite's relaxation. But what 
about Simmons? A convertible for every star . . . 
or is it a club for every student? Press notices from 
three publications. Flash bulbs from the Publicity 
Office. The four all-college organizations have top 
billing . . . Student Government with an all star cast 
. . . NSA, AA, and Forum in separate acts. Is there 
time for everything? Check the "red book" . . . that 
which isn't an organization can still be an institution 
. . . a fourth for bridge . . . coffee time at Stowaway 
or Yueh's . . . Have you heard? But there's no time 
now — the show must go on! 

Yeuh always brings smiles to 
the coke and coffee croivil. 

Will it be books, stationery, 
a gift, card, or knick-knack. 

Stowaway and a coffee break 
make exam cram periods 

The lights are low, the gowns 
long, the evening enchanted. 

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Stu-G Officers Present . . . 

Stu-G Council 

V. Dey, B. Birdsey, J. Robertson 
C. Hurd, B. Cofman, B. Poole 

Honor Board 

H. Bloom, /V. Crerie, B. Poole, V . Dey, S. Sotiropoulos, 
J. Laurence, L. Cofman, C. Hurd, J. Robertson, B. Birdsey, 
S. Bender, M. Phelan, A. Washburn. S. Duval. 

A. Robbing, E. Duval, S. Hodgeman, L. Cofman, J. Robertson, 
C. Hurd, B. Poole, S. Bedini, R. Axelrod, L. Sprague. 

Stars in the Student Production 

Student Government — "of the students, by the 
students, for the students." During the very first 
year of Simmons College, plans for a student 
government were formulated by Sara Louise Ar- 
nold, the first dean, and the students. Together 
they founded the Student Guild, the first meeting 
of which was held just one year after Simmons 
entered the academic world. 

One of the first issues discussed was that of an 
honor system. The faculty agreed to try it out, 
and now after fifty years the honor system is the 
most important ideal of Simmons. 

The chairman of Honor Board and the chairman 
of Social Activities work under Stu-G. The vice- 
president of Stu-G is chairman of the Dormitory 
Council. All student activities are carried out 
through Stu-G. 

Regular open meetings give both the faculty 
and students a chance to voice their opinions on 
school issues. These meetings also constitute an 

important link between the student and Stu-G, and 
between the student, the faculty, and the adminis- 

Senior Formal Dinner, a new tradition, was 
held in February. The members of Stu-G Council 
were dressed as characters from Alice In Won- 
derland and entertained seniors and their faculty 
guests with their skits and foolishness. 

Field Day is another Simmons tradition, with 
the student-faculty baseball game as the highlight 
of the day. Christmas weekend is also a Stu-G 
project. It included, this year, Compets, the for- 
mal at the Hotel Statler, and a Jazz concert. 

The Freshman-Sophomore Valentine Party and 
Freshman-Junior Jamboree, May breakfast for the 
sophomores and seniors, Stu-G May party for 
newly elected club officers, Simmons Pops Night 
at Symphony Hall, as well as many teas and in- 
formal get togethers are also formulated by the 
Social Activities Committee of Stu-G. 

Dorm Council 




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IP. Gray, E. Filer, A. Carlough, J. Knight, L. Cofman, C. Hunl, 
IB. Poole, J. Robertson, H. Parks, D. Seibert, B. Bickelhaupt. 

J. King, B. Birdsey 

B. Griffeth, S. Wagner, M. Myer, 

Social Activities 

Priscilla Hale, MIC 
Editor, is optimistic. 

Editorial Board works 
on copy for MIC '53. 

Literary heads plan 
what they'll include. 

MIC films the action- 

Creating is hard, and this year's Microcosm 
had its share of labor pains. To plan and produce 
four years of memories, glad times and sad times, 
confronted the editors last May. Priscilla Hale, 
the editor-in-chief, by telephone and mail tried 
to keep in touch with the staff during the summer, 
but it wasn't till the first day back to school that 
the real work started. Priscilla did the editing — 
she watched her ideas grow and she supervised 
the job until Mic was a fullgrown product of the 
Class of '53. 

First the layout had to be decided upon. The 
entire editorial board met weekly to decide upon 
the major issues, and with the help of Mr. Valz, 
technical advisor, settled the basic format of the 

Priscilla with Jackie Fink, the art editor, drew 
up the layouts. The theme was decided upon and 
the staff settled down to work. Pat Gannon, the 
photography editor, with Peggy Downey, associate 
editor, met with the photographer for senior pic- 
tures and around the campus candids. 

Janet Riordan, literary editor, and June Wildes, 
assistant literary editor, had the task of writing 
out four years of college activity. Almost any 
day during January a visitor to the Editors' Room 

Docked travelogue of four years 

would see June and Janel bending; over the round 
table with a glassy look in their eyes, murmuring 
something about heads for a sixty-character line. 

Throughout the year Ann-Marie Nilsson kept 
the circulation mounting with the Tuesday Mic 
booth in the front hall. The "pay as you go" plan 
kept the money coming in and the senior bills 
going down. 

Mary Harrington, the advertising editor, cir- 
culated around town and collected an imposing 
number of ads. And Sonya Nylund did a splen- 
did job at her difficult task of keeping the books 
straight and the budget in hand throughout the 
different crises during the year. 

After the copy, cuts, headlines, and type were 
finally rounded up, Liz Tyrrell and her staff took 
over the technical end to proofread and count 
picas. After her staff caught the stray "widows" 
and misspellings, the proofs were sent back to the 
printer and finally came back to the Editors' Room 
for the final cutting and pasting into book form. 

The yearbook didn't just grow. It is a result of 
many long months of steady planning and work- 
ing. It is with great pleasure that the editors can 
turn over to the Class of '53 a record of four years 
caught in the camera eye of Microcosm. 

Sales - Ads campaign 
strategy takes shape. 

Valz makes cropping 
almost a pleasure . . . 

Sonya, Pat, and Peg — 
pesos, pix, and pasteups 

All the news that fits four pages 

The editorial staff grins as 
the technical staff ponders. 
Reporters check an assign- 
ment while the ail manager 

Thursday is NEWS-day for the ma- 
jority at Simmons. But for those com- 
prising the paper's staff almost every 
day is NEWS-day. 

Assignments go up Wednesday after- 
noon. Then the rush to cover them 
begins. Monday noon all stories are 
due (unless the hapless reporter has 
"a darned good excuse!"). Tuesday 
is D-Day, Deadline Day. All copy goes 
to the printer at 4:45 p.m. Staff mem- 
bers are required to spend most of 
their free periods in the Editors' Room 
rewriting, running errands, and tak- 
ing care of the many details so in- 
evitable on a newspaper. A fact soon 
discovered by everyone on NEWS is 
that Tuesday afternoon is the best 
time to stay away from Madam Editor 
unless there's a good reason to ap- 
proach her. She suffers from the worst 
form of the occupational disease, Tues- 
dayafternoonitis, and curses the day 
she discovered it was printer's ink 
running through her veins. 

NEWS' masthead changes every 
February when the new staff takes 
over. Thus the greenhorns have a 
semester to obtain advice from the re- 
tired staff. In September they are on 
their own. 

NEWS has never missed a sche- 
duled printing despite the work and 
cries of "We'll never fill it this week" 
which go into each issue. It always 
comes through, and it's always well- 
worth the trouble. 

The Simmons 

^J-Mieth ^Ari 






lie Price of Education 

"U. S. colleges ami universities may spend millions for research,! 
st there is one snhjeel they consistently neglect: themselves." As wci 
ad this sentence about the "financial crisis in U. S. higher education"!: 

Time magazine last week, we wondered to what extent the accusa-1 
in applies to Simmons: for. even though this college does not -pond : 
mds for research, perhaps it does neglect itself in some ways. The 
1 that we had jusl recently received word of a hoard and room in-j 
Ease effective September, 1953, had no little to do with our train of j 

Contemporary Art Institute 
Ihrives Well In Staid Boston 

by Cynthia Laine 
"The Institute? Just walk straight down this street, turn right on 
wwbury. and you'll hit it a few doors down on the right. \ou can't 

■ ss it. Full-length window. They're having the Design in Industry 
Kiibit now."" 

!t.ud with this bit of info, the out-'Jj^ 

■ town tourist or the Boston initiate! 
ns on to Newbury Street and scans I 

simp windows for the words, In-I 
ute of Contemporary Art. But, J 
lit a minute! Are yon in the New-i 

■ y Street, fashionable boardwalk off 
don, two minutes from staid, re- 1 
etable Beacon Mill? Contemporary! 
? How did this revolution cornel 

loss Of 1956 Tops 
revious Enrollment 

.'he freshman enrollment of 315 stn- 
its this year is greater than it has 
m since 1947, when it was also 315. 

reporters Dittmer and Hobart 
check the copy. 

Four Outstanding Contemporary Leaders 
Head Discussions And Conference Groups 

Among the leaders of the discussion 
ing figures in their respective held-. Tin 
SiiiiiiK-r Pike. 

,d conference groups tomorrow 
are Lewis Muuiford, \ll..-n C 

As Our Reporters See Things 


I>wight Eisenhower, Republican presidential candidate, polled 422 
votes out of 672 total votes cast in the presidential poll conducted by 
J the Legislative Committee of Forum October 24. 

Veep Garton Needham Gives 
Comments On Life, College 

Special Dinner Commemorates 
Opening Of Modern Dining Hall 


by June Wildes 
One of the moat fascinating "branches" of the Simmons College 
Library may he found in Room 330, where the children's books are ^ 
cased; and one of the most interesting and likeable members of the 
Simmons faculty may be found there, too, presiding over her domaine., ;\ 
She is Mrs. Ruth Viguers, lecturer on children's literature, 

Mrs. Viguers is small and brown-"^ "v* ". 

eyed with curly gray hair and a con- f j ^ . ..# « 

tagious smile— and her great enthnsi- Df/H/HO/lS WQlCOmQS 
asm for the subject of children's books j *«. - t « 

is equally as contagious. Mrs. Viguers j i>Gf/7/ S AppQatQIlCG 
has actually led the exciting life that J r- m / s~-l •§ t 

For Needy Chi Id ten 

The Social Activities Committee will 
sponsor a chocolate party for children 
from the South End Settlement House 
Wednesday, December 10 from 3:30 to 

many of us dream about, and has 
done so through her career. 

NEWS takes to the Post Road 
Gunny Sterner,? 

Can the World Survive 

Mock Election* 



\Jpen cJLetter 

Editorial Panel 

Editor-inChief Cynthia E. Gubernlck 

Managing Editor , _ f ,.,.. Gene Carter 

Editorial Research , Shirley Hobart 

Associate Managing Editors June Wildes 

Marilyn Blumenstiel 
Business Department 

Business Manager Ann Torosian 

Advertising Associate Betty Ann Otsson 

II Circulation Manager Gunny Sterner 


Technical Editor Tina Calzoiarf 

Dorothy Williams, editor and chief 

consultant, confers with Virginia 

Bratton, answer man and printer's 


Review and Printshop-ideas, copy, 

Among the student publications there is a unique 
magazine, the Simmons Review, prepared by stu- 
dents for alumnae. The Review is a senior publi- 
cation project which gives an up-to-date report of 
student, administration, and alumnae news in its 
articles and columns. 

To give you an idea of what the course aims 
to do, let's follow a story through. An article 
starts as a brain wave and is transformed by a 
miraculous process into a rough draft which is 

given to Miss Williams to edit. This is known 
as the "sweating-out" period while the blue pencil 
is worn down. Then the girl has a conference 
with Miss Williams about revision and corrections. 
Steps one, two, and three are repeated as often 
as necessary. This ends the creative process. 

The production work begins with a rough layout 
of the article which may be revised at a confer- 
ence with the student art editor. Once the layout 
is decided, the girl can type the copy on a line- 

The staff rushes to meet the 2^ 
deadline for Winter Issue. mi 

D. Wolfe and V. Bratlon pull 
a proof on "The Timid Sex." 

"Review" art check — B. 
Chellis, J. Tarrant, M. Rosen- 

Droof, pasteup, and publication 

for-line basis. The next step is to mark up the 
copy for the printer specifying the type face, type 
size, and the length of line. 

While the copy is being set at the printer's the 
girls crop the pictures to be used and they are 
sent to the engraver. By now, the galley proofs 
have returned from the printer's and she starts 
to read them for errors. The same process takes 
place with the page proofs. The final step in 
production work is the preparation of a paste-up 
dummy which shows the correct position of the 
copy, headlines, by-line, pictures, and captions. 

The last phase in the birth of an article is the 
publicity. Each girl must make two posters pub- 
licizing her articles. And then she sells the fin- 
ished magazine at the Review booth. 

Multiply this complete process by three articles 
and you have the requirements of the course. Ac- 
tually the Review is set up as a publishing labora- 
tory which tries to simulate the conditions of a 
commercial publication. And sometimes the Re- 
view "goes them one better." 

And just across the hall from the Review is the 

Printshop, taught by Ginny Bratton, where only 
last summer Barbara Chellis and Donna Wolfe 
published The Timid Sex and Other Light Essays 
by Dr. Robert M. Gay. 

This is just a resume of the gigantic amount of 
work that went into the book. They set the type 
for ninety-six pages of text by hand. They read 
the galleys and corrected the errors and then 
separated the material into pages. After this, they 
cut all their own paper. Donna drew the pen 
and ink illustrations which the engraver converted 
into engravings. Both girls printed the book in 
two colors which meant running each page through 
the press twice. 

The next step was cutting and folding the sheets 
and assembling the pages. The final phase of the 
book was completed when the girls hand-marbled 
their own paper for the cover and hand-bound each 
one of the four hundred and fifty copies. 

The course in the Printshop is not restricted to 
students in the School of Publication alone. Any- 
one may elect it, although its practical value is 
greatest in connection with publications. 

Academy, the Honor Society of Simmons, was 
started thirty years ago and achieved official rec- 
ognition in 1943. Each year, in November, the 
new members eligible to Academy — those who 
have a cumulative average of 3.2 — are invited to 
join. Stephen Deane of the Psychology Depart- 
ment was the speaker this year, at the annual 
Academy Dinner. 

The members are then privileged to wear the 
blue and gold ribbon under the collars of their 
graduation gowns symbolizing their academic 

Academy holds an annual theatre party, and 
sponsors an All-College movie or speaker each 
year as well. 

Academy members serve as an inspiration to 
us all, proving the fact that one can be "a brain" 
and still have plenty of time for fun besides, with- 
out showing a trace of that so-called Prison Pal- 
lor. A surprising number of student officers are 
also members of this organization. Academy 
girls are among the most attractive and vivacious 
to be found in the College today. We congratu- 
late them all ! 



Ellen Richards 

"'Everyone open his mouth!' shouted the lec- 
turer, and the next instant a huge explosion rocked 
the room. We expected to see the whole building 
collapse about our heads, but nothing happened 
and gradually everyone relaxed. We smiled 
sheepishly as we realized that the guest speaker 
had only exploded some hydrogen to illustrate a 
point in his lecture," a new member of Ellen Rich- 
ards described a meeting. 

These interesting lectures are only part of the 
varied program of the Ellen Richards Club. Ellen 
Richards is open to all members of the Science 
School. Its purpose is to stimulate interest in 
science and to help members know each other and 
the faculty better. 

There are several traditional meetings: the first 
meeting, to acquaint students and faculty; the 
next, a Christmas party; and in May, a barbecue 
in the back yard following a student-faculty soft- 
ball game. Another tradition is the ski-weekend 
right after midyears. Ellen Richards is a member 
of the Intercollegiate Chemical Society, to which 
it sends, each year, a senior delegate and a junior 

J. Jackson, B. Warren, D. Goldberg 

Anne Strong 

This club is for all student nurses at Simmons 
including those at Massachusetts General and other 
hospitals. At their monthly meetings the girls 
share their nursing experiences and enjoy an eve- 
ning that is educational and full of fun. 

This year the club sponsored speakers repre- 
senting many fields of nursing, including two 
French nurses who spoke on nursing in their native 
country as compared to the U. S. 

"Anne Strongers" are particularly famous for 
their unique food sales. Who will ever forget 
their baking contest for the male faculty which 
provided much amusement, plus some very tasty 
eating. Proceeds from these food sales are used 
to send delegates to the biennial nursing conven- 
tion. Last year four girls attended the convention 
held in June, at Atlantic City. 

Two club traditions are the annual cookout in 
the backyard, and a tea in the spring. At the 
cookout, nursing sophomores are introduced to the 
club and to their fellow nursing students. The 
tea, at which the Gideon Society presents New 
Testaments to the junior nurses, concludes the 
year's activities. 

The Home Economics Club offers a monthly 
opportunity for the Home Economics majors to 
come together from their specialized fields. Each 
meeting brings fun, a good speaker, and food pre- 
pared by the girls. 

This year the first meeting began with the pres- 
entation of the Borden Award. The award is 
given each year to the Home Economics senior 
with the highest scholastic average. It was pre- 
sented this year to Joyce Wright. 

Throughout the year each meeting brought a 
new subject. In November a representative from 
the Dupont Company discussed synthetic fibers. 
The latest fashions were shown in February and 
in March Virginia Morganstern of the United 
Fruit Company gave a fruit demonstration. 

The Christmas project and the May banquet 
were the special features of the year. During the 
December meeting the members made tray favors 
and gingerbread cookies for several wards of the 
Children's Hospital. 

At the banquet the old officers honored the "new 
management" and Miss Robb, director of the Home 
Economics School, talked of her trip to the Near 

Home Economics 

C. Higgius, S. Carver, /V. Schultz, H. Connor 

J. Charland, S. ISicot, M. Schumb, J. Fink, IS. Rogal 

A. Lord, V. Lee, M. Powers 

020 Club 

The enthusiastic members of 020, the club for 
Library Science School members, are engaged in 
an active campaign to revise, improve, and expand 
the Club's program and scope. Meetings which 
now serve to break the heavy class schedule and as 
a source of information about the field are also 
becoming more socially oriented. 

In particular, the Club has undertaken volun- 
teer service at the Children's Hospital. Members 
circulate among the wards helping children to 
choose books and reading to those who are not 
able to read to themselves. This project has been 
gratifying to the volunteers, a great help to the 
hospital staff, and a pleasant diversion for the 
patients as well. 

The monthly Club meetings introduced such 
speakers as Miss Louise Lucas of the Fogg Art 
Museum who spoke on special librarianships. In 
December, the first food sale was held with dona- 
tions of food and time from faculty and students. 

The Christmas party, the annual 020 banquet, 
and a picnic in May helped acquaint the mem- 
bers with each other and with the faculty of the 
School of Library Science. 

After a long day learning about color and line, 
fashion, merchandising, and the retailing field, 
members of the Prince School like to gather in 
their lounge at a Prince Club meeting to discuss 
such related subjects as field work, new develop- 
ments in retailing, clothes, dates, and assignments. 
In short, the Prince Club which is made up of all 
the juniors, seniors, and graduate students in the 
Prince School, is devoted to promoting the social 
and school interests of its members. 

The popular Wednesday morning coffee hours 
serve to inform as well as relax. Friendships be- 
tween students and faculty are strengthened with 
informal chats over coffee and cigarettes. 

Perhaps the most popular social event of the 
Club is the annual fall tea dance — the biggest 
and best of the numerous acquaintance dances. The 
Oak Room becomes a ballroom for the occasion 
and the affair is usually a successful talking 
point for days. 

The grand climax of inter-student relationship 
comes with the welcome back party given by the 
juniors in honor of the seniors after the field work 

Prince Club 

Sock and Buskin 

Make-up, well-thumbed scripts, costumes and 
all the other paraphernalia of the stage charac- 
terizes this hard working group of thespians al 

Sock and Buskin sponsors two productions annu- 
ally, both of which, this year, were presented in 
the Boys' Latin School Auditorium. The first was 
"compets," held during All-College weekend, at 
which the freshman, sophomore, and junior classes 
competed in one-act plays, with a bouquet of 
roses and a wooden "oscar" going to the cast 
of the winning play. The second presentation of 
the club was Spring Production, which, with some 
help from nearby men's colleges, is always an 
outstanding success. 

A new activity of the club this year was to 
present psychological dramas in various psy- 
chology classes in cooperation with the Psychology 

A new' member of Sock and Buskin is called 
an apprentice. After 30 hours of work during a 
two-year period, the student receives a triangular- 
shaped key, becoming a voting business member. 
Ten hours work yearly are necessary thereafter 
in order to retain the key. 

/. Matiey, R. Anzivino, M. Doyle 

"Scaling the octaves" of vocal music from high 
C to low C, the Glee Club was 50 voices strong 
this year. First Semester found the Glee Club, 
under the direction of Mr. Burton A. Cleaves, 
practising every other Wednesday night as well 
as every Monday afternoon. 

The group sponsored several step-sings, with 
the Christmas Sing a memorable one. They pre- 
sented a joint art exhibit and Glee Club concert 
with Mr. Robert Hunter, impressionist painter, as 
the speaker. 

In November the Glee Club joined with M.I.T. in 
an informal concert and dance. Their Christmas 
engagements included a program at the Medford 
Women's Alliance Club and the Annual Christmas 
Concert at Simmons. 

The big project of the year for the Glee Club 
was the concert tour to army camps and hospitals 
in the First Division area of New York and New 
Jersey in the spring. 

Baccalaureate and Commencement are always 
busy times for the Glee Club members, too, for 
these two events would not be complete without 
the singing of Ave Verum and the Commencement 

Glee Club 

E. Cassidy, D. McComb, M. Dee 


"Focus, contractions, technique, leaps, falls, di- 
rection" — are all part of the vocabulary and un- 
derstanding of members of the Modern Dance Club. 
Members are students interested in the dance as 
an art and who show some ability for dancing. 

Besides the regular Thursday classes taught by 
advisor Mrs. Anne Greene, students have extra 
practice sessions on Saturday morning and also 
participate in master classes taught by famous 
professional dancers. Because practice hours are 
long and dance routines must be practiced to per- 
fection, the Club is limited to 25 members. 

The girls often attend performances of dancers 
including Jose Limon, Pearl Primus, Martha 
Graham, and Doris Humphrey. The Club is espe- 
cially famous for its dances to folk ballads. Jazz 
numbers have been popular as have the primitive 
and oriental dances. 

This year as usual, the Modern Dance Club 
participated in dance symposiums with several 
Boston colleges. The major program of the year 
was the Spring Production, presenting a group of 
new numbers and some of the best liked dances 
from last year. The Club also danced at Spring 
Spree and Student Invitation Days. 

Modern Dance Club 

Christian Science 

The Christian Science Organization is one of 
the oldest at Simmons, its by-laws dating from 

The Club holds weekly meetings, with testi- 
monies and lessons often given by students. Chris- 
tian Science sponsors an annual lecture, this year in 
November, to which the entire college is invited. 
The lecturer was John D. Pickett of Chicago, 

A reception is given every Spring featuring a 
local speaker connected with the Mother Church 
or one of its branches. There is an informal get- 
together afterwards and refreshments are served. 

Members often go out to dinner together — dutch 
treat of course — then attend services at the Mother 

They also visit the Christian Science Organiza- 
tions at colleges in the vicinity, such as Harvard 
and M.T.T. Often the regular monthly meetings 
of these clubs are attended, or the Simmons Chris- 
tian Science Organization is invited to a lecture 
and informal discussion. 

One of the most active clubs at Simmons. Chris- 
tian Science owes its success to its formula for 
keeping its members interested and informed. 

L. Straw, M. Irvine, J. Stacey 

A. Bryant, C. Pint, E. Bates 

A. Sioras, M. Chakiris 

P. Vaka, Mr. Newman, J. Finnin, M. A. Garland, 
Mr. Fabrizi 

In addition to regular monthly business meet- 
ings, the Eastern Orthodox Club of Simmons held 
a series of social meetings at which members of 
different nationalities in the Orthodox faith could 
become acquainted. 

A welcome meeting for the freshmen in early 
October was followed by an Acquaintance Dance 
in the Lounge on October 18. Students from sev- 
eral Boston colleges were invited. On Novem- 
ber 21, the members attended the M.I.T. Technicon 
Dance, and on December 14, the Tufts Snowflake 
Dance. There was also a bowling party and a 
Christmas party in December. A Valentine Dance, 
a picnic in the early spring, and the annual 
Mother's Day Dinner were also included in the 

The Club expressed its appreciation to its 
spiritual advisor, Rev. James Caucouzes, his assist- 
ant, Rev. Bacopoulous, and Mrs. Bacopoulous at 
a tea in January. 

The Club also attended vesper services at the 
Greek Cathedral in Boston. After one of the serv- 
ices, Dr. Case of Boston University was the speaker. 

This year greater emphasis was placed on joint 
activities promoting better relations between mem- 
bers of all faiths. 

Orthodox Club 

French Club 

Les membres du cercle Francais se sont bien 
amusees cette annee. Translation — "The members 
of the French club had a very good time this 
year." How? With a dance, a food sale, 
speakers, movies, and affiliation with other or- 
ganizations, at men's and women's colleges in the 
Boston area. 

The Follies Bergeres, the annual dance spon- 
sored by the club, was held on December 5th. 
The Lounge was decorated with travel posters, 
while the Council Room was turned into a Parisien 
cafe for the occasion. The guests, including men 
from all the greater-Boston colleges, danced to 
recorded music. 

The club displayed their culinary talents in a 
food sale, featuring French delicacies, which 
both the club members and their customers greatly 

The group also went to see many of the French 
movies which appeared in Boston. At their fre- 
quent meetings, they heard interesting speakers on 
various aspects of French culture. In addition, 
they had the opportunity to meet foreign students, 
through membership in the French Center and the 
International Students' Center, here in Boston, 

Newman Club 

The Newman Club is a national organization 
of Catholic students in nonsectarian colleges. As 
a member of the New England Province and the 
National Newman Club Federation, the Simmons 
group joins with M.I.T., Holy Cross, and Boston 
College in outings, dances, and religious pro- 
grams. Beside the bi-weekly meetings held at 
the college, the Simmons Newman Club also at- 
tends a monthly Bosary and Benediction service 
in the Emmanuel Chapel. 

The Club has many social and religious func- 
tions throughout the year, climaxed by the Mother- 
Daughter Communion Breakfast in May. This 
year the Club went Christmas caroling at an old 
folk's home, held a Christmas party for orphans, 
sponsored an acquaintance dance, a square dance, 
and a ski weekend and participated in Newman 
Center activities. College Club dances and the 
Newman Forum were also attended. 

Father Kron served as club chaplain this year 
and gave slide lectures on the Mass and Church 
Art as well as advising club members. The Club, 
under his guidance, is especially interested in de- 
veloping the religious, cultural, and social lives 
of its members. 

IVCF — Inter- Varsity Christian Fellowship — is a 
means by which Protestant students may find an 
outlet for spiritual growth. An inter-denomina- 
tional club, it helps fill the religious gap in the 
education of college students. 

The major Simmons IVCF event was the annual 
banquet in May. Following the banquet were a 
musical program and a speaker. Every Tuesday, 
IVCF has a Bible study. The most recent topic 
was the life of the Apostle Peter. 

The Boston Area IVCF missionary project was 
to help a newly organized IVCF group in Paris 
get started. The Simmons chapter raised enough 
money to send them a mimeographing machine. 

At an Area Workshop in February and March, 
problems of the groups in schools around Boston 
were discussed. A weekend conference was held 
in Lincoln, February 20-22. After exams in June 
a week-long conference for the New England- 
New York areas was held at Camp Pinnacle, out- 
side Albany, N. Y. 

IVCF owns two island summer camps, one off 
Ontario, Canada, and the other off California. 
Delegates sent to them always return full of 
ideas, vowing it an experience they'll never forget. 


C. Sheehan, D. Seibert, M. Cavallero, P. Burke 

L. Chorlian, M. Herver 

B'Nai Brith Hillel meets ihe special needs of 
Jewish students at Simmons through social, edu- 
cational, cultural, and religious programs. Its 
goal is best expressed in the words of the Sage 
Hillel: "The more knowledge, the more life." 
Hillel offers each student the opportunity to seek 
and gain that knowledge. 

Under the directorship of Rabbi Herman Pol- 
lack and his assistant, Miss Judith Alper, this year 
Simmons' Hillel worked in coordination with simi- 
lar groups at M.I.T. and Tufts. This made pos- 
sible the intercollegiate social events, like the 
coffee mixers, the dances, and the informal lectures. 

The educational program consisted of monthly 
meetings featuring a speaker, a film, or a panel 
discussion. In addition, six weekly classes were 
conducted by Rabbi Pollack in Hebrew, Yiddish, 
Basic Judaism, Contemporary Jewish Problems, 
and Philosophies of Religion. 

Funds for Israel, and organizations like the Beth 
Israel Hospital, were collected in the week-long 
Combined Jewish Appeal drive. Simmons' Hillel 
collaborated with M.I.T. and Tufts in sponsoring 
programs to celebrate the Jewish holidays and 
festivals throughout the year. 


Christian Association 

The Christian Association presents a varied and 
interesting program which centers around a three- 
fold theme: that of working, studying, and acting. 
Some of the many activities include a rally to in- 
troduce the club to freshmen, and coffee and dough- 
nut hours to meet Frosh, held in the Play-Pen. 

There are several meetings at which various 
speakers and topics of interest are presented. "Re- 
treat" is a discussion and short devotional service 
at Congregational Headquarters in Framingham, 
followed by supper and singing. 

Christian Association joined the Y.W.C.A. in 
carrying out some pre-Christmas programs such as 
caroling and decorating. The Association spon- 
sored a series of interesting discussions entitled 
"A Christian Student In a Secular World." 

A wonderful trip was planned to visit "Cathedral 
In the Pines" in Rindge, New Hampshire, in the 
spring. The S.O.S. Committee helped the Volun- 
teer Service Bureau when necessary. The Simmons 
Christian Association held many joint activities 
with associations at M.I.T. and other colleges in 
the Boston area. 

One of Simmons' most popular groups, C. A. 
shows the kind of spirit we really like to see! 

B. Perlmutler, It. Zigman, B. Holland 

J. Lamprey, J. Fritch, M. Bartlett, S. Shelton, 
J. MacMillan 

S. Dawson, A. Hochheimer, M. Schlank, J. Hartley 

P. MacDonald, A. Southtvorth, D. Livingston 

Outing Club 

One of the largest and most active clubs in the 
college is the Outing Club. It is a club for the 
out-doors enthusiasts who like having fun with 
others. It is for those who like to whirl at a square 
dance and whiz on a good pair of skis, for the 
ones who climb to the mountain top to get the 
glory of a beautiful view, and then sit dowri to 
rest and sing. The enthusiasm of the Outing Club 
is carried over to the monthly meetings, when 
different trips and sports are discussed. 

The Simmons Outing Club belongs to what is 
fondly termed IOCA — the Intercollegiate Outing 
Club Association. Membership in this makes pos- 
sible many trips with Boston outing clubs during 
the year. Outing Clubbers take off for Lake 
George in the fall to go canoeing. In the win- 
ter they speed up to Conway and Stowe for a 
weekend of skiing. And in the spring they subway 
to the Charles River for an afternoon of sailing. 
Many 0. C. er's take to the Blue Hills or to 
Monadnock for rock climbing or hiking. 

Anyone with a yen for the great outdoors may 
join the 0. C. and is thereby assured of a won- 
derful time. 

Fun, fellowship, and a strong social conscience 
guide the members of the Y.-W.C.A. Club in their 
bi-weekly meetings. As the campus unit of the 
Boston Y.W.C.A., the group holds meetings in the 
lounge, in the downtown "Y" building, and in the 
various social service centers where it works and 

A backyard party complete from hot dogs to 
silly games started the ball rolling in September. 
The October meetings featured a discussion of civil 
rights and McCarthyism and a tour of the "Y" 
which ended in a supper party. 

The annual chocolate party for the South End 
Settlement House children was held in Novem- 
ber. Santa Claus took over in December at the 
party for the children at the Nickerson Home of 
the S.P.C.C. and in caroling at the Home for 
Aged Men. 

A roller skating party with the Sargent College 
chapter of the "Y" started the New Year off right. 
And sports, discussions, parties, and monthly 
dances as well as the social service projects, kept 
the Club busy as its members experienced the joy 
of giving as well as receiving. 

YWCA Club 

Poster Committee provides for Simmons Col- 
lege a convenient and inexpensive means for attrac- 
tive publicity. Any organization or activity may 
order posters from the Committee and expect rapid 
service in the form of an eye-catching poster — one 
that will almost insure the success of any function. 

Poster Committee is comprised of students with 
artistic ability who enjoy working in this medium. 
Candidates for the Committee must design and exe- 
cute a poster on a given subject. The Committee 
judges it, deciding whether or not it merits en- 
trance into Poster Committee. 

This year there were thirteen members, repre- 
senting the four classes. The faculty advisor was 
Lyle K. Bush of the Art Department. There were 
two Committee officers, Jacqueline Fritch, chair- 
man, and Shirley Butterman, treasurer. These 
gals, and their staff, are 99% responsible for the 
fact that Poster Row in Front Hall constantly 
attracts the attention of passers-by — enough so, so 
that these people stop, read and — joy of all joys — 
ATTEND! Congratulations are in order for P.C. 
for doing such excellent work with such good 

Poster Club 

Physical Therapy Club 

The first meeting of the newly formed Physical 
Therapy Club was held November 13. At this 
time a charter was drawn up and officers elected. 
The Club's purpose is to promote interest in physi- 
cal therapy among the student body, and member- 
ship is open to all physical therapy students. One 
meeting was planned to which all interested fresh- 
men were invited. 

The P.T. Club at Simmons gives prospective 
physical therapists a chance to get together, dis- 
cuss and learn various techniques, and to keep up- 
to-date on new methods and ideas. The ultimate 
goal of the club members is the maximum rehabili- 
tation and adjustment of a patient after physical 
or mental injury. 

This goal is achieved by the use of such natural 
agents as sunshine, water, exercise, massage, me- 
chanical forces, and electricity. The success of the 
treatment is dependent upon the individual thera- 
pist, her care, knowledge, and intelligent adminis- 
tration of prescribed medical treatment. It is sin- 
cerely hoped by the Club that its meetings will 
help its members to better achieve their goals. 

/. Fritch 

M. Metz, M. Legace, S. Wilner 

Three scripts with universal appeal 

The National Students Association of which Simmons has been a member 
since its inception in 1947 is the largest and most representative organization of 
college students in America. As a subcommittee of Stu-G, the Simmons NSA has 
been an active participant of all NSA meetings, conferences, and activities. Al- 
though the chairman and vice-chairman are all-college elected, the functions of 
NSA are related to the college community. Each year NSA has extended its 
scope of activities. It has made students aware of local, regional, and national 
student problems. It has attacked discrimination of all kinds and especially 
infringements upon academic freedom. It has worked for a better life for all students, 
and it has the plans and spirit to continue this work. 

The Athletic Association integrates its activities to offer students various 
sports on an interclass basis. The program does not advocate competition with 
other colleges but does plan "play days" and practice games with neighboring 
schools. In three years the organization has grown to include representatives from 




Notional Students 

H. Oldstein, A. Hinkley, 


F. Wolk, A. Thompson-Allen, A. ReitI 

B. Slratton, B. Jasack, A. Koener, M. Mettzer 

oroviding o port for every student. 

the four classes and seven chairmen of sports who manage the activities, and who 
are elected in the spring to work with the president. The organization also holds 
classes in the fall and spring in tennis, swimming, archery, and golf. Emblems 
are awarded to students who have compiled sufficient points based on participation 
rather than skill. The A. A. plaque is awarded each year to the class winning the 
interclass competition. 

The Purpose of Forum is to promote the social, political, and intellectual inter- 
ests of the students. Its four subcommittees: Social Relations Committee, including 
the Psychology Club and the Volunteer Service Bureau; U.N. Committee; Com- 
mittee on Legislation; and Discussion Committee help focus student attention on 
specific issues. Forum is especially proud of its 70 volunteer workers — a num- 
ber larger than that of any other college in the region. The U.N. Legislation, and 
Discussion groups have also contributed directly to student awareness of national 
and international problems. 

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Desmond, B. Butcher 

Athletic Association 

S. Steadier, E. Quinn, J. Freitas 

B. Price, C. McCann, F. Cooper, S. Datvson 

Remember? . . . both those physicals . . . filling 
out forms at registration (all of 'em) . . . long lines 
in the bookstore at book-buying time . . . exciting 
radio and TV programs during our studying . . . 
cramming for finals . . . that interminable wait for 
marks . . . last minute Summer Reading . . . visits 
to imuseums, theaters — not to mention other places 
. . . coffee during our ii spare time" at Stowaway . . . 
our patient advisors . . . the noisy Butt Room . . . 
sleeping through classes (in the Rest Room) . . . 
time out for NEWS in the lounge . . . "getting caught- 
ii p during vacation" . . . it's been trying and tiring 
. . . yet wonderful! 

These seniors demonstrate 
that lip looks just as good 
as Dotvn. 

"No kibitzing from the pea- 
nut galleries" — a Butt-Room 

Sophs take their voting right 
and duty seriously and will- 

Freshmen stop for a minute 
to rest and chat in the 




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Simmons' fiftieth Freshman Class 

D. Cooper, D. Joseph, S. Robbins, M. Lavin 

Freshman year at Simmons is a period of 
"learning the ropes." Those living at the Dorms 
get to know their roommates, become used to stand- 
ing in lines, walking to school, and learn a few 
rules and regulations. Commuters study bus and 
train schedules trying to find the shortest line to 
and from. Wednesday orientation periods' intro- 
duce Freshman to Simmons' organizations, clubs, 
honor system, nine schools, how to study — and 
oh, so much! But, if things get too rough, there 
are always the Junior Sisters to turn to. During 
spare time, we get acquainted with the sights 
around Boston (especially such places as M.I.T., 
Harvard and Tufts ) . We feel so grown up when 
the professors call us "Miss" and treat us as adults. 
Who can forget Freshman Formal, and distribut- 
ing May baskets early in the morning? We start 
Freshman year — a bit scared — but finish with a 
feeling of confidence. 

Back again, Sophomores noisily greet the fami- 
liar faces of friends they made during their first 
year at Simmons. It's a little embarrassing at first 
not to place faces and names together — but then, 
everyone's in the same boat. We are particularly 
happy that there is no physical training ordeal 
to undergo this year — and smile when we see the 
Freshmen adorned in the Wright and Ditson spe- 
cials. Courses seem much more interesting this 
year because, basically at least, they're of our own 
choice. And, we really feel like intellectuals with 
all our courses in Psychology, Sociology, Eco- 
nomics, etc. We also have a chance to experiment 
in art and music. How proud we are when we 
get our rings at the Sophomore Luncheon. Then, 
the big night arrives — our Soph Shuffle — when we 
can invite the beau of the moment to share an eve- 
ning with our friends. We leave this year with 
a sigh that we've reached the half-way mark. 

M. d'Angou, B. Meaner, J. Wray, C. Quia 

The Sophomores-sister class of 53 

/. (Beizer) Cohen, E. Duval, A. Sioras, A. Sands 

The Junior Welcome Committee opens the col- 
lege's events by guiding the rather bewildered 
Freshmen, during the first week of orientation. The 
rest of the Junior Class also chimes in getting ac- 
quainted with their Freshman Sisters and often 
taking them out to dinner. Early in the year these 
two classes get together for an afternoon of fun 
at the Bib Party which is highlighted by a race for 
autographs. Junior Prom — the dinner-party-dance 
— arrives in a whirl of fun that will long be an 
important memory. Junior year means we say 
good-bye to the five-year nurses who enter a rugged 
but worth-while two-year hospital training course. 
The spring is also important to the Juniors as we 
join with the Seniors at graduation. We partici- 
pate in the beautiful Daisy Chain ceremony, then 
lend a helping hand by ushering at Baccalaureate 
and Commencement exercises. 

Juniors all-we're big girls now 

The Class of 53 -Seniors at last 

As Dorothy Parker would say, "Well, Here We 
Are" — at the end of four years which, once, we 
could have sworn would never end and now we 
wish had not gone quite so fast. Four years of 
college, from timid freshmen to philosophic seniors 
with, we hope, a mature outlook on the 
life ahead of us. We have griped — what class 
doesn't. But we've had friends to gripe to, 
friends we'll always keep. We've learned and 
learned, some of the knowledge from classes, the 
lest, just from being at college and possessing an 
open mind. We can get along with people — all 
kinds. We have laughed, cried, fallen in love and 
back out again, hoped, despaired, won and lost — 
through it all, learned that it's dangerous to ra- 
tionalize. And so, with confidence mixed with 
just a dash of scared suspense, we stand on the 
brink of a future for which Simmons has prepared 
us — the Class of 1953. 

E. Burr, M. Downey, F. MacDonald, M. Cotvles 


Spotlight on Seniors 

Decked in cap and gown for our last year . . . 
Senior-Frosh mixer . . . hilarious fun at the Hobo 
Party . . . Christmas holidays — engagements . . . 
new traditions . . . Alice in Wonderland . . . soft 
lights at Senior Prom . . . the Senior-Faculty sup- 
per . . . happy, yet thoughtful, faces at Step-sing- 
ing . . . the long-anticipated field work trips . . . 
May Day with the fragrance of gardenias ... a 
feast of strawberries . . . talks from the placement 
office . . . letters and interviews . . . final exams 
. . . our walk through the Daisy Chain ... a last 
gay fling with classmates at Class Day Dance . . . 
Graduation day . . . diplomas and honors . . . mem- 
ories of four wonderful years. 


Taking over leading roles in a real- 

The orderly accession of one senior class after 
another to the fourth year role of leadership and 
responsibility is achieved through one of Simmons' 
oldest and prettiest June traditions. During the 
daisy chain ceremony, the retiring senior class 
president presents her cap and gown to the incom- 
ing senior president as a symbol of her ascendency 
to office. 

The whole ceremony properly starts with the 

fashioning and carrying of the daisy chain by the 
juniors who then march with their senior sisters 
to the colonnade. Here the seniors take the steps 
(where they have stood many times before dur- 
ing step-singing) and sing their farewell serenade 
to classmates and friends. 

After the transference of the cap and gown, the 

ife production 

singing seniors give the steps to the juniors who 
claim them as the "new senior class." Thus the 
chain continues unbroken year after year. 

Louanne Marie Adams 

1202 West Henley Street 

Olean, New York 

Science. Ellen Richards 2, 3, 
4; Newman Club 1, 2; Riding 
Club 1; Junior Welcome Com- 
mittee 3; House Senior 4; As- 
sistant Fire Captain of Campus 
4; Spring Spree 3. 


Althea Ann Andersen (Mrs.) 

12 Haviland Street 



Library Science. Transferred 
from San Mateo Junior College 
3: 020 Club 4. 

Nancy Joy Arms 

64 Sagamore Road 
Bronxville, New York 

Prince. Sock and Buskin 1, 2, 
Treasurer, Assistant Production 
Manager 3 ; House Chairman 1 ; 
Soph Shuffle 2; May Day Break- 
fast 2; Senior Banquet 2; Junior 
Welcome Committee 3; Junior 
Prom 3; Olde English Dinner 
3; Freshman-Junior Jamboree 3; 
Book Store Committee 3: 
Prince Club. 

Barbara Ann Baker 

67 Granite Place 

Business. Poster Committee 2, 3, 
4, Treasurer 3; Sock and Buskin 
3, 4, Publicity Committee Co- 
chairman 3. 

Mary Elizabeth Bartlett 

9 Grove Street 
Essex, Connecticut 

Science. Glee Club 1; Ellen 
Richards 2, 3, 4; Christian As- 
sociation President 3, 4; Modern 
Dance Club 1, 2, Vice-President 
3; Outing Club 4; House Chair- 
man 4; Junior Welcome Com- 
mittee 3; Dorm Council 4. 

Martha Bailey 

3 Wildwood Terrace 



Home Economics. Sock and 
Buskin 1; Y.W.C.A. 2, 3, 4; 
Publicity Chairman 3; Home 
Economics Club 2; State Rep- 
resentative 3, 4; Massachusetts 
State Home Economics College 
Club Program Chairman and 
State Representative 4; Spring 
Spree 2; Home Economics Fash- 
ion Show 2, 3, 4. 

Elizabeth Anne Baldwin 

28 Beacon Street 



Preprofessional. Y.W.C.A. 1 ; 
Outing Club 2; Exec. Board 3; 
020 Club 3; Bookstore Commit- 
tee 2; Daisy Chain 3; Class 
Day 3; President's Reception 3; 
Commencement Monitor 3; Bac- 
calaureate 3; College Voucher 
4; Transfer Committee 4; News 
Special Writer 3, 4, Circulation 
Staff 4; Bluettes 2, 3, 4; Fire 
Captain 3; Olde English Dinner 
3; Mic Library Staff 4. 

Joan Battis 

21 Sherman Street 

Business. Junior Welcome Com- 
mittee 3; News 1, 2, 3, 4. 

Kathryn Ann Bayer 

755 Clifton Avenue 

Newark, N. J. 


Home Economics. Glee Club 1 ; 
Home Economics Club 2, 3, 4. 

Ann Beckwith 

9 Chelsea Lane 
W. Hartford, Conn. 

Sam Jonn Bcdini 

Saw Mill Hill Road 

Ridgefiekl, Conn. 


Science (P.T.). Ellen Richards 
2, Sec.-Treas. 3; Sock and Bus- 
kin 1, 2, 3; Newman Club 1, 2, 
3; Spring Spree 1, 2, 3; Compels 
Committee 1, 2, 3; Class Exec. 
Board 2; Class Secretary 3; 
Honor Board 4; House Senior 4; 
Nurses' Party Chairman 3; Olde 
English Dinner 3; P.T. Club 4. 

Edith Beer 

821 Central Avenue 
Woodmere, Long Island, N. Y. 

Prince. Hillel 1, 2, 3; Y.W.C.A. 
]; Outing Club 1, 2, 3, 4; 
Prince Club 3, 4; Sock and Bus- 
kin 4; Ski Director 3; Spring 
Spree 1, 2, 3, 4; Masquerade 
Ball 3. 

Patricia Mary Behre 

131 Passaic Street 
New Providence, N. J. 

Marilyn Virginia Belcher 

6 Hackensack Circle 
Chestnut Hill 

Eugenia Demitria Bekas 

6 Southview Street 


Carol Jean Belejack 

239 Parker Avenue 
Meriden, Conn. 

Preprofessional. Transferred 

from Albertus Magnus College 
3; Newman 3, Senior Delegate 
4; Chairman of Social Relations 
Committee of Forum 4; N.S.A. 
Senior Class Delegate 4. 


Marilyn Catherine Bellini 

19 Central Street 



Nursing. Newman Club 1, 2, 3; 
Anne Strong 2, 3, 4; Athletic 
Association 3; Fund Drive 3; 
Junior Prom Committee 3; 
Basketball 1, 2, Captain 3; Soft- 
ball 1, 2, Manager 3; Class 
Exec. Board 3. 

Shirley Mae Bender 

18 Pomfret Street 

Hartford, Conn. 


Preprofessional. Outing Club 1 ; 
Athletic Association Sophomore 
Representative 2; News 2; For- 
um Secretary 3; Stu-G Repre- 
sentative 4; Spring Spree; 
Sports Tournaments; Mic Pho- 
tography Editor 3. 

Marion Drake Bemis 

378 Ray Street 
Manchester, N. H. 

Nursing IV. 
Club 4. 

Graduate Nurses 

Elizabeth Ann Bertrand 

23 North Main Street 

North Grafton 


Prince. Glee Club 1; Prince 
Club 3, 4; Newman Club; Junior 
Welcome Committee 3; Junior 
Prom Committee 3. 

Marcia Bianchi 

30 Ellington Road 

Business. News 1, 2, 3, 4; Sock 
and Buskin 3; Christian Science 
1 ; Forum 3. 

Nancy Billings 

485 Main Street 

Home Economics. Outing Club 
1, 2; Home Economics Club 2, 
3, Secretary 4; Academy 3, 4; 
Class Treasurer 4. 

Jane Carol Black 

R. D. 1 

Salem Depot, N. H. 


Preprofessional. Returned to 
Simmons after one year at Bates 
College 4; Modern Dance 1, 
2, 4; Outing Club 1, 2, 4; 
Christian Science Club 1, 2, 4; 
Volunteer Service 4. 

Rita Lois Blinder 

55 Pershing Avenue 

Elizabeth, N. J. 


Business. Transferred from Uni- 
versity of Vermont 3; Glee Club 
3; Hillel 3; Junior-Frosh Jam- 
boree 3; Bluettes Accompanist 
4; Assistant Chairman of Trans- 
fer Committee 4. 

Claire Barbara Biederman 

146 Kilsyth Road ■ 

Barbara Ann Birdsey 

30 Woodside Circle 

Middletown, Conn. 


Prince. Outing Club 1 ; Sock 
and Buskin 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee 
Club 1, 2; Song Leader 2, 3; 
Class Exec. Board 2; Soph 
Luncheon 2; Valentine Party 2; 
Compets 3; Chairman of Spring 
iSpree Dance 3; Chairman of 
Carolers at Olde English Din- 
ner 3; Chairman of Social Ac- 
tivities 4; Dorm Council 4; 
Chairman of I.C.C. 4; Prince 
Club 4; Stu-G Formal 4. 

Dorcas Kelsey Blaich 

Fryeburg, Maine 

Business. Outing Club 1, 2, 3, 
4; Fire Chief 4. ' 

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Hannah Bloom 

137 Glenway Street 



Preprofessional. Class Exec. 
Board 1 ; Sophomore Commuter 
Representative to Stu-G 2; 
Chairman of Christmas Formal 
2; Chairman of DP Fund 3; 
Fiftieth Anniversary Celebra- 
tion 4; N.S.A. Assistant Chair- 
man 3, Chairman 4; Delegate 
to National Student' Congresses 
3, 4. 

Sandra Freda Bogin 

174 Grove Street 

Charleston, S. C. 


Prince. Transferred from Uni- 
versity of Georgia 3; Prince 
Club 3, 4. 

Joan Carolyn Bradley 

18 Salem Place 

Library Science. 020 Club 3, 4; 
Academy 3, 4. 

Barbara Joan Brady 

28 Sumner Street 



Library Science. Newman Chili 
1, 2; Y.W.C.A. 2; Junior Wel- 
come Committee 3; 020 Club 
3, 4; Mic Circulation Staff 4. 

Barbara Ann Brown 

Eastern Point, Gloucester 

Science. Transferred from 
Pembroke College 3; Outing 
Club 3, 4; Captain of Sailing 
3; Ellen Richards 4; Anne 
Strong Club 3; Academy 4. 

Audrey Leah Bryant 

61 Highland Avenue 



Library Science. Pan-American 
Club 1; Christian Science Or- 
ganization Sec.-Treas. 1, 2, 
President 3, Reader 4; 020 Club 
4; French Club 3. 

Eleanor Burr 

72 Summer Street 

Kennebunk, Maine 


Home Economics. Glee Club 1 ; 
Home Economics Club 2, 3, 
President 4; House Chairman 1; 
Class Exec. Board 2; Sophomore 
Prom Committee 2; Olde Eng- 
lish Dinner 3; Junior Prom 3; 
Class Secretary 4; Spring Spree 
2, 3, 4; Waitress 2, 3; Graduate 
Assistant 4. 

Tina Mary Calzolari 

73 Court Street 
Augusta, Maine 

Business. Newman Club 1, 2; 
News Assistant Technical Edi- 
tor 3, Technical Editor 4; Junior 
Welcome Committee 3. 

Rulh Poller Brooks 

46 Appleton Street 

Nursing. Y.W.C.A. 2, 3; Anne 
Strong 2, 3, 4; Junior Welcome 
Committee 3. 

Joyce Brownley 

56 School Street 

Science. Ellen Richards 2, 3, 4; 
Sock and Buskin 1, 2, 3, 4; 
Outing Club 1, 4; Christian As- 
sociation 4; Freshman Prom 
Committee 1; Spring Spree 1, 
2, 3, 4; Junior Prom Committee 
3; Bib Party Committee 3; 50th 
Anniversary Celebration 4. 

Ellen Norma Budge 

6 Highfield Road 



Nursing. Anne Strong Club 2. 
3; Junior Prom Committee 3; 
Bib Party Committee 3. 

Ruth Ann Callahan 

408 Stevens Street 



Nursing IV. Graduated from St. 
John's Hospital, Lowell; New- 
man Club 4; Registered Nurses' 
Club 4; Riding 3. 

Margaret Erika Carlson 

630 Hammond Street 

Chestnut Hill 


Prince. Newman Club 1, 2; 
Prince Club 3, 4; Class Exec. 
Board 4; Sophomore Prom 2. 

Anne Carlough 

4 Old Hickory Drive 
Albany, N. Y. 

Prince. Glee Club 1 ; Prince 
Club 3, 4; House Chairman I, 
2, 4; Dorm Council 1, 2; Dorm 
Board 4; Entertainment Night 
Chairman 1 ; Class Vice-Presi- 
dent 2; Class President 2; Bib 
Party Chairman 3; Freshman 
Prom Committee 1 ; Junior 
Prom Committee 3; Bluettes 2, 
Manager 3, 4; Assistant Chair- 
man Transfer Committee 4. 

Barbara Rodgers Caseau 


285 Harvard Street 


Home Economics. Student Invi- 
tation Days 2, 3; Home Eco- 
nomics Club 3, 4; Mic Technical 
Staff 4. 

Barbara Anne Chellis 

26 Unicorn Avenue 
Weymouth Heights 

Publication. I.V.C.F. 2, 3; Stu- 
dent Invitation Days 2, 3; Sim- 
mons Review Staff 4; Sopho- 
more Representative to NSA; 
Transfer Welcome Committee 3. 

Aldene Ellen Coakley 

26 Andrew Street 

Preprofessional. Sock and Bus- 
kin 1, 2, 3, 4; Social Relations 
Committee of Forum 3, 4; New- 
man Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Compets 
1, 2, 3, Director 4. 

Ethel Margaret Colby 

57 Norfolk Street 

Library Science. 020 Club 3, 4; 
I.V.C.F. 2, 3; Academy 3, 4. 

Mary Gene Carter 

23 Trowbridge Avenue 



Publication. Y.W.C.A. 1, 2, 3, 
4; Outing Club 1; Modern 
Dance 1, 2, 3, 4; Costume Chair- 
man 2; Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Neivs 
1, Tea Chajrman 2, Managing 
Editor 3, 4; Mic Staff 4; Co- 
chairman Publication Open 
House 3. 

Marianne Therese Cassie 

54 Cedar Street 

Science. Ellen Richards Club 
2, 3, 4; Newman Club 1, 2, 3, 
4: Junior Welcome Committee 
3; Academy 3, 4; Sock and 
Buskin 1, 2. 

Jean Mayer Church 

716 Northern Parkway 
Baltimore, Md. 

Library Science. Glee Club 1, 
2; House Chairman 3; Dorm 
Board 3; House Senior 4. 

Lucille Johanna Cofman 

121 Summer Street 
Home Economics. Outing Club 
1; Hillel 1, 2; Modern Dance 
Club 2, 3; Forum Tea Chair- 
man 2; Home Economics Club 
2, 3, 4, Vice-President 3; N.S.A. 
Alternate Delegate 3, Tea Chair- 
man 3; House Chairman 1; Co- 
chairman Soph Luncheon 2; 
Chairman Junior Welcome Com- 
mittee 3; Home Economics Cur- 
riculum Co-chairman 2, 3, 4; 
President of Stu-G 4. 

Dorothy Margaret Coutanche 

72 John Street 
E. Providence, R. I. 
Library Science. 020 Club 4. 

Mary Lois Cowlcs 

Business. Song Leader 4; Blu- 
uettes 3, 4. 

Nancy Elaine Crerie 

11 Richard Road 


Library Science. Y.W.C.A. Vice- 
President 3; 020 Club 3, 4; So- 
cial Relations Exec. Board 3; 
Mic 4; Class Exec. Board 1; 
Curriculum Chairman 4; Com- 
muter Representative to Stu-G 4. 

Nancy Elizabeth Dee 

39 Hurlcrojt Road 

Business. Newman Club 2, 3, 4; 
Glee Club 3, Sec.-Treas. 4 ; 
Class Exec. Board 4. 

Mary Helen Deuchler 

Lyons, New York 


Business. Junior Welcome Com- 
mittee 3. 

Natalie De Witt 

c/o C. H. De Witt 
Western Print, and Litho. Co. 
630 Fifth Avenue 
New York, N. Y. 
Publication. Glee Club 1, Pub- 
licity Assistant 4; Outing Club 
1, 3, 4; Poster Committee 2, 
3, 4; I.V.C.F. 1, 2, 3, 4, Treas. 3. 

Mary Jo De Roma 

40 Front Street 



Nursing. Newman Club; Anne 
Strong Club 2, Treas. 3; Outing 
Club; Glee Club; Social Chair- 
man of Soph. House. 

Ruth Ellen De Vol 

12 John Street 
Glens Falls, N. Y. 

Nursing. Transferred from Skid- 
more College 2; Anne Strong 
Club 2, 3, 4; Outing Club 2. 

Natalie Janet De Wolfe 

73 Prescott Street 

Virginia Frances Dey 

Cranbury, N. J. 

Business. Outing Club 1, 2; 
Y.W.C.A. 1, 2; Stu-G Assistant 
Treas. 3, Treasurer 4. 

Eleanor Ruth Doane 

4 Doane Avenue 



Nursing. Anne Strong 2, 3, 4; 
Y.W.C.A. 2, Cabinet Member 
3; Outing Club 3; Student In- 
vitation Days 2, 3. 

Mary Margaret Downey 

80 Huntington Road 



Publication. Newman Club 1, 2. 
3, 4; Outing Club 2, 3, 4; 
Athletic Association President 3; 
Class Secretary 2; Class Vice- 
President 4; Mic 4. 

Gladys Ruth Eastman 

60 Prospect Street 
Bernardsville, N. J. 

Eleanor Patricia English 

5 Locust Street 

Science. Transferred from Col- 
lege of William and Mary 2; 
Ellen Richards Club 2; Outing 
Club 3, 4; Y.W.C.A. 2; Basket- 
ball 2; Chairman of Program 
Series 4; Chairman of Invita- 
tions and Announcements 4. 

Marie Fantony 


Science. Ellen Richards Club 
2, 3, Exec. Board 4; Mic Tech- 
nical Staff 4. 

Patricia Fairbanks Doyle 

51 Chatham Street 
Nursing. Anne Strong Club 2, 
3; Outing Club 1, 2, Secretary 
3; Christian Association 3; 
I.V.C.F. 2; Class Exec. Board 3. 

Ethel Mildred Elbein 

6 Howland Terrace 

Home Economics. IZFA 1 ; 
Hillel 1, 2, 3, 4; Home Eco- 
nomics Club 2, 3, 4; Spring 
Spree 2, 3; Olde English Din- 
ner 3; Fund Drive 4; Transfer 
Welcome Committee 4. 

Nancy Louise Evans 

Landfall, Kittery Point, Maine 


Home Economics. I.V.C.F. 2, Tea 
Chairman 3; Home Economics 
Club 2, 3, 4; Committee for So- 
cial Functions 2, 3; Class Exec. 
Board 4; Curriculum Repre- 
sentative 1, 2, 3; Fire Captain 
3; Commencement 3; Junior 
Welcome Committee 3. 

Janet Claire Ferroli 

10 Hamilton Street 
Home Economics. 

Jean Faulkner 

25 Hodges Street 

Library Science. 020 Club 3, 
4; Outing Club 1; Mic Techni- 
cal Staff 4. 

Jacqueline Klein Fink (Mrs.) 

201 South If est Street 

Allentown, Pa. 


Publication — Museum Program. 
Hillel 1; Art Director, Review 
3; Art Director of Mic 4. 

Carole Joan Finkel 

76 Harvard Street 

Science (P.T.). Hillel 1, 2, 3. 
4; Ellen Richards 2, 3; Physi- 
cal Therapy Club 4; Junior 
Prom Committee 3; Junior Wel- 
come Committee 3. 

Fay Carolyn Fisk 

16 Eddy wood Street 
Prince. Prince Club 3, 4. 

Ruth Ann Foley 

50 Princeton Road 

Nursing. Newman Club 1, 3; 
Anne Strong 2, 3, 4; Social Ac- 
tivities Representative 1 ; Prom 
Committees 1, 3; Prom Co- 
chairman 2. 

Joanne Cecelia Gaffney 

185 Maple Street 



Preprofessional. Newman Club: 
Glee Club 1, 2. 

Catherine Theresa Fish 

5.5 Hilburn Street 



Business. Newman Club 1, 2, 3, 
4; Y.W.C.A. 2, 3, 4. 

Jane Denise Fitzgerald 

112 Bay State Road 

Home Economics. Newman Club 

1, 2, 3, 4; Home Economics Club 

2, 3, 4. 

Jacqueline Kay Freedman 

723 East 27th Street 

Brooklyn, N. Y. 


Prince. Hillel 1; Prince Club 
3, 4; May Day Breakfast; 
Junior Prom Committee 3; 
Bib Party Committee; Soph 
Luncheon 2. 

Pauline Cecile Cagne 

State Road 
N. Westport, Conn. 

I t 

Cornelia Joanne Gajeski 

Pulaski, Wis. 



Mildred Helen Gallagher 

215 Mystic Street 



Business. Y.W.C.A. 1, Cabinet 
2, 3, 4; Newman Club 1, 2, 3, 
4; Outing Club 3, 4; Glee Club 
2, 3, 4; Riding Club 3; News 
Business Staff 3, 4; U.N. Com- 
mittee of Forum 3; Mic Adver- 
tising Staff 4. 

Mania Gammell 

22 Ridgebrook Drive 
West Hartford, Conn. 

Prince. Sock and Buskin 1, 2; 
Junior Welcome Committee 3; 
Olde English Dinner 3; News 
Technical Staff 3, 4. 

Patricia Margaret Gannon 

202 Richbell Road 

Mamaroneck, N. Y. 


Publication. Freshman Prom 
Committee 1 ; May Day Break- 
fast 2 ; Junior Prom Committee 
3; Prince Club 3; Fund Drive 
4; Mic Photography Editor 4. 

Kosalyu Diana Garoyan 

32 George Street 

Prince. Prom Committee 1, 2, 
3; Food Fair 1, 2; Fund Drive 
1 ; May Day Breakfast 2 ; Spring 
Spree 2, 3; Valentine Party 2; 
Junior-Frosh Jamboree 3; Prince 
Club 3, 4. 

Phyllis Ethel Gates 

22 Boynton Street 
Jamaica Plain 

Science (P.T.). Glee Club 1, 
2, 3; Modern Dance Club 2, 3, 
Secretary 4; Ellen Richards 3; 
Physical Therapy Club 4; Phys- 
ical Therapy Representative on 
Student Invitation Days. 

Charlotte Shriber Gettes 


82 Jersey Street 


Prince. Hillel 1, 2, 3; Outing 
Club 3; Prince Club 3, 4. 

Felice June Gillman 

5 Royden Road 
New Haven, Conn. 

Dolores Faye Garston 

7 Linnard Road 
W. Hartford, Conn. 

Camille Ann Gervais 

64 Blossom Street 
Nashua, N. H. 

Library Science: House Chair- 
man 3; Daisy Chain 3; Acade- 
my 4. 

Mary Birdsall Gibbs 

24 Beech Road 

New Rochelle,~N. Y. 

Science (P.T.). P.T. Club 4. 

Betty Louisa Gilmour 

4543 Brown Street 
Union City, N. J. 

Prince. Riding Club 1; Prince 
Club 3, 4; Academy 3, 4. 

Anna Harr.y Gogos 

438 Huntington Avenue 

Prince. Orthodox Club 1, 2, 3, 
4; Valentine Party 2; Junior 
Welcome Committee 3; Prince 
Club 3, 4; Fund Drive 4. 

Dorothy Norma Goldberg 

37 Evelyn Street 



Home Economics. Hillel 1, 2, 
3; Home Economics Club 2, 3, 
Treas. 4; Academy 3, Treas. 4; 
May Banquet Chairman 3; Fooi 
Fair Chairman 3; Senior-Fac- 
ulty Supper Chairman 4. 

Arlene Gloria Goldberg 

.35 Garland Road 

Newton Centre 


Business. Transferred from West- 
brook Junior College 3; Hillel 4. 

Barbara Gordon 

183 Gardner Road 

Anita Marsh Granoff (Mrs.) 

26 Park Vale Avenue 



Prince. Glee Club 1; News 3; 
Junior Welcome Committee 3; 
Dorm Council 3. 

Jean Manchester Griffin 

8 Hancock Street 

Home Economics. Transferred 
from University of New Hamp- 
shire 3; Home Economics Club 
3, 4; Y.W.C.A. 3, Exec. Board 
4; News 3; Mic Literary Staff 
4; Daisy Chain 3; Commence- 
ment 3; Transfer Welcome Com- 
mittee 4. 

Cynthia Elaine Gubernick 

6 Grove Avenue 

Publications. Riding Club 1, 
2; Le Cercle Franeais 1; Out- 
ing Club 2; Hillel 1, 2, 3; News 
Associate Managing Editor 2, 3, 
Editor 3, 4; Spring Spree 1, 2; 
Commencement 2. 

Ann Hackney 

20 Maple Avenue 

Larchmont, N. Y. 


Prince. Transferred from St. 
Lawrence University 4; Modern 
Dance Club 4; Newman Club 4; 
Outing Club 4; Community 
Sailing 4; Prince Club 4. 

Beverly Elliott Hadley (Mrs.) 

Phillipston Road 


Club 1. 


1 ; Outinp 

Marion Margaret Haier 

5 Shawnee Gardens 
Tuckahoe, N. Y. 

Priscilla Hale 

44 High Street 



Publication. Christian Science 
1, 2, 3, 4; Mic Editor 4. 

Prudence Lang Hall 

Main Road 



Science (P.T.). Stu-G 1, 2; 
Chairman May Day Party 2; Co- 
chairman Curriculum Committee 
2; Olde English Dinner 3; Bib 
Party 3; Daisy Chain 3; Honor 
Board 3; Co-chairman Spring 
Spree 3; House Senior 4; P.T. 
Club 4. 

Dorothy Francis Halloran 

78 Waverly Avenue 

Home Economics. Glee Club 1 ; 
Home Economics Club 2, 3, Pro- 
gram Chairman 4; Y.W.C.A. 1, 

2, 3, 4; Soph Luncheon 2; 
Class Exec. Board 3; Bib Party 
3; Transfer Welcome Commit- 
tee 3, 4; Newman Club 1, 2, 

3, 4. 

Dorothy Ann Hardy 

16 W oodchester Drive 

Nursing. Anne Strong 2, 3; Glee 
Club 3. 

Mary Eldean Harrigan 

12 Alden Avenue 

Preprofessional. Sock and Bus- 
kin 1 ; Riding Club 2 ; Newman 
Club 1, Secretary 2, Vice-Presi- 
dent 3, Chairman New England 
Province 4; Class President 1; 
Freshman Prom 1; N.S.A. Food 
Fair 2; Spring Spree 2, 3; In- 
vitation Day Hostess 2, 3; Class 
Exec. Board 3; A. A. Swimming 
Chairman 3; Fiftieth Anniversary 
Celebration 4. 

Mary Elizabeth Harrington 

52 Florence Avenue 
Business. Freshman Prom 1 ; 
Soph Luncheon. 2; Soph Shuffle 
2; Neivs 3; Newman Club 1, 2, 
3, 4; Transfer Welcome Com- 
mittee 3; Daisy Chain 3; Bac- 
calaureate 3; Bluettes 3, 4; Mic 
Advertising Manager 4. 

Monica M. Harrington 

140 Magazine Street 



Library Science. Newman Club 

1, 2, 3, 4; Junior Prom 3; Daisy 

Chain 3; 020 Club 3, 4: 
Y.W.C.A. 3. 

Virginia Grace Healy 

185 Berkshire Road 

Hasbrouck Heights, N. J. 


Prince. Chairman Soph Lunch- 
eon 2; Soph Shuffle 2; Valentine 
Party 2; May Breakfast 2; 
Spring Spree 2, 3; Prince Club 
3, 4; Tester Committee 1, 2, 3; 
Newman Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Class 
Vice-President 3; Daisy Chair, 
Chairman 3; Bib Party 3; Junior 
Prom 3; Assistant House Chair- 
man 3; Olde English Dinner 3; 
Stu-G Publicity Chairman 3; 
House Senior 4; Senior Prom 
4; Mic 4. 

Jane Evans Hartwell 

389 Ogden Avenue 
West Englewood, N. J. 

Mary Elizabeth Heckman 

151 Washington Street 

Library Science. Transferred 
from Regis College 2; Newman 
Club 2, 3, 4; 020 Club 3, 4; 
Volunteer Service 3, 4; Class 
Exec. Board 4. 

Mary Ellcnor Higbee 

34 High Street 
Proctor; Vermont 

Home Economics. Home Eco- 
nomics Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Fire Cap- 
tain 4. 

Alice Hochheimer 

Ridge Farms Road 
Norwalk, Conn. 

Preprofessional. Glee Club 2; 
Volunteer Service 1, 2, 3; Honor 
Board 2 ; Junior Welcome Com- 
mittee 3; Outing Club 2, Treas- 
urer 3, President 4. 

Virginia van der Voort Huppi 

Westbrook, Maine 


Science. Y.W.C.A. 1; Ellen 
Richards 2, 3, 4. 

Mary Winifred Higgins 

300 Mystic Valley Pkwy. 

Home Economics. Sock and Bus- 
kin 1; Home Economics Club 2, 
3, 4; Newman Club 1, 2, 3, 4; 
Chairman of Fund Drive 4. 

Sarah Hodgman 

37 Lakehill Road 
Ballston Lake, New York 

Preprofessional. Honor Board 4; 
House Senior 4. 

Caroline Louise Hurd 

Somers, Conn. 


Preprofessional. Y.W.C.A. 1, 2, 
3, Secretary 2; Social Relations 
Committee 1, 2, 3, 4; N.S.A. 
Junior Representative 3; Junior 
Welcome Committee 3; Dorm 
Board 3; Vice-President Stu-G 4. 

Joan Inez Hutchins 

152 First Street 
Englewood, N. J. 

Mary Jane Irvine 

7 Hickory Lane 



Library Science. Modern Dance 
Club 1, 2, 3, President 4; 020 
Club 4. 


Juanita May Jackson 

14 Woodbine Street 



Science. Ellen Richards 3, 4; 
Delegate to Intercollegiate Chem- 
ical Society 3, 4; Christian Sci- 
ence Organization 1, 2, 3, 4; 
Glee Club 4; Student Invita- 
tion Day 2; Class Exec. Board 
3, 4; Academy 3, Sec. 4. 

Barbara Francis Jasak 

298 Morain fitreet 



Publication. Newman Club 1, 
2 ; Outing Club 1 ; Forum Vice- 
President 3, President 4; I.C.C. 
Sec.-Treas. 4; House Chair- 
man 2; Dorm Board 2; News 
3; Commencement 3; Olde 
English Dinner 3. 

Jeri Jaxon 

343 Walden Street 

Preprofessional. Soph Lunch- 
eon 2; Student Invitation Day 
2; Junior Welcome Committee 
3; College Series Program Com- 
mittee 3; Olde English Dinner 
3; Senior-Faculty Supper 3; 
Daisy Chain 3; Garden Party 3; 
Baccalaureate 3; Commence- 
ment 3; Senior Luncheon 3. 

Barbara Louise Kapp 

37 Wellington Avenue 



Business. Y.W.C.A. 1, 2, 3, 4; 
Hillel 1, 2. 

Mary Lou Keimey 

3 North Randolph Avenue 
Poughkeepsie, N. Y. 

Business. Newman 1, 3, 4; 
Academy 3, 4; Soph Shuffle 2; 
Junior Welcome Committee 3 ; 
Junior Prom 3; Frosh-Junior 
Jamboree 3; Spring Spree 1, 3: 
Summer Reading Committee 3. 

Adele Kittredge 

61 Somerset Street 

Patricia Young Kraszeski 


131 Park Drive 



Science (P.T.). Ellen Richards 
2, 3; P.T. Club 4; Outing Club 
1 ; Newman Club 4. 

Miriam Kagan 

15a Tremont Street 



Library Science. Hillel 1, 2, 3, 
4; Fund Drive 4. 

Mary Luella Kellogg 

48 Orchard Lane 

Glastonbury, Conn. 

Mary Lou 

Nursing. Anne Strong 2, 3, 4, 
Vice-President 3; Delegate to 
Massachusetts State Council of 
Student Nurses 3; Sock and 
Buskin 1, 2, 3; Christian Asso- 
ciation 3; Outing Club 2; May 
Day Breakfast 2; Frosh-Junior 
Jamboree 3; Baccalaureate 3; 
Transfer Committee 3; Student 
Invitation Day 3. 

Joan Hawthorne King 

57 Meadowbrook Road 

West Hartford, Conn. 


Preprofessional. Soph Shuffle 2; 
Sock and Buskin 3; Spring 
Spree 3; Representative to So- 
cial Activities 4. 

Jean Lois Knight 

2 Laurel Place 
Tuckahoe, N. Y. 

Prince. Fire Captain 1 ; Prince 
Club 3, 4; Junior Welcome Com- 
mittee 3; Assistant House 
Chairman 3; House Chairman 
man 4; Secretary of Dorm Board 

Faith Eleanore Larson 

High Street 
Collinsville, Conn. 

Home Economics. Home Eco- 
nomics Club 2, 3, 4. 

Janninc Louise Laurence 

570 Wyndham Road 
Teaneck, N. J. 

Business. Riding Club 1; Olde 
English Dinner 3; May Day 
Breakfast 2; Junior Prom 3; 
Assistant Secretary of Stu-G 4. 

Catherine Marie Le Blanc 

71 Pleasant Street 



Science. Glee Club Accompanist 
2, 3, 4; Ellen Richards 2, 3, 4; 
Mic Technical Staff 4. 

Joan Grace Lemer 

110 High Street 
Catskill, N. Y. 


Ann Virginia Lord 

11 Avalon Place 
Wethersfield, Conn. 

Prince. Newman Club 1, 2, 4; 
Prince Club 3, President 4; 
Class Exec. Board 1 ; Spring 
Spree 3; House Senior 4; I.C.C. 
4; Cap and Gown Chairman 4. 

Annette Catherine Leaf 

6414 Old Washington Road 
Elkridge, Md. 
Nursing IV. 

June Martha Leonard 

28 Poivellton Road 

Home Economics. Transferred 
from University of Massachu- 
setts 3; Home Economics Club 
3, 4; Hillel 3, 4; Spring Spree 
3, 4; Student Invitation Day 3; 
Frosh-Junior Jamboree 3; Frosh- 
Senior Mixer 4; Transfer Wel- 
come Committee 4; Fiftieth 
Anniversary Celebration 4; 
Christmas Formal 4; Forum 
3, 4. 

Doris Ellen Livingston 

56 Gilbert Road 



Home Economics. I.V.C.F. 1; 
Home Economics Club 2, 3, 4; 
Outing Club 4; Y.W.C.A. Re- 
freshment Chairman 3, Vice- 
President 4; Baccalaureate 3; 
President's Reception 3; Daisy 
Chain 3; Monitor at Commence- 
ment 3; Bib Party 3. 

Janice Packard Loring 

64 Evergreen Street 



Economics. Sock and 
1 ; Compets 1 ; Home 


Economics Club 2, 3, 4, Treas 
urer 3; Junior Welcome Com- 
mittee 3; Transfer Committee 4. 

Audry Winslow Lovell 

Lowell Road 

Nursing. Anne Strong 2, 3, 4, 
Secretary 3; Freshman Prom 
Programs 1 ; Sock and Buskin 2 ; 
Outing Club 3. 

Edythe Ann MacBeth 

20 Lurton Street 



Home Economics. I.V.C.F. 1, 2, 
Prayer Secretary 3, Secretary 4; 
Y.W.C.A. 3; Home Economics 
Club 3, 4. 

Florence E. MacDonald 

8 Henry Street 
Claremont, N. H. 
Prince. Prince Club 3, 4; House 
Chairman 1, 2, 3; Dorm Coun 
cil 1, 2, 3; l.C.C. 4; Soph Lunch 
eon 2; Junior Welcome Com 
mittee 3; Fund Drive Repre 
sentative 3; Chairman — Invita 
tion Days 3; Soph Shuffle 2: 
Spring Spree 3; Class President 
4; Fiftieth Anniversary Celebra- 
tion 4. 

Pauline Mary MacDonald 

29 Morgan Street 



Business. Y.W.C.A. 2, Treas- 
urer 3, 4; Transfer Welcome 
Committee 3. 

Ivy Isabelle MacDonald 

510 Franklin Street 

Jane P. MacGoIdrick 

11 Hilldale Road 

S. Weymouth 


Nursing. Newman Club 1, 2, 3, 
4; Outing Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Treas- 
urer 2; Riding 2; Anne Strong 
2, 3, 4; Chairman Soph-Frosh 
Valentine Party 2; Inter-class 
Swimming Meet 3; Softball 2; 
Tennis 2. 

Joyce Ann Maney 

43 W ashington Place 
Hasbrouck Heights, N. J. 

Prince. Newman Club 1, 2, 3; 
Sock and Buskin Society 2, Vice- 
President 3, President 4; Com- 
pets 2, 3, 4; Spring Production 
2, 3, 4; Soph Luncheon, Toast- 
mistress 2; Olde English Dinner 
3 ; Soph Formal 2. 

Carolyn Joan McCann 

1 Craigie Street 



Preprofessional. .Spring Spree 
1, 2, 3; Invitation Day 1, 2, 3; 
Frosh Affairs Committee 1, 2 ; 
AA Secretary 2, President 4; 
Class Representative 3; Class 
Executive Board 3; Palmer 
Memorial Committee 3; Junior 
Welcome Committee 3; Cur- 
riculum Committee 3; Daisy 
Chain 3; Butt Room Chairman 
3; l.C.C. 4; Field Day Chair- 
man 4. 

Maxine Helen Meltzer 

1175 Boylston Street. 

Preprofessional. Hillel 1, 2, 4; 
Legislative Committee of Forum 

Phyllis Arlene Mayer 

49 Myrtle Avenue 
North Plainfield, N. J. 

Dorothy Elizabeth McConib 

20 Washington Street 



Science. Glee Club 1, 2, Sec- 
retary-Treasurer 3, President 4; 
Ellen Richards Club 2, 3, 4; 
AA Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4, Stu- 
dent-Faculty Game 1, 2, 3; Base- 
ball 1, 2, Student-Faculty Game 
2; Mic Technical Staff 4. 

Marguerite Mary Metz 

Fayetteville Road 

Fayetteville, N. Y. 


Science (P.T.). Newman Club 
1, 2, 3, 4; Sock and Buskin So- 
ciety 1, 2, 3; Ellen Richards 
Club 2, 3; P.T. Club Secretary- 
Treasurer 4; News Circulation 
Editor 1, 2; Program Series 
Committee 3; Fire Captain 4; 
Invitation Day 2. 

Mary Elizabeth Miller 

7 Tain it or lit Rmnl 

Home Economics. Y.W.C.A. 1. 
2, 3. Publicity Chairman 4; 
Home Economics Club 2, 3, 4; 
Outing Club 3; Soph Luncheon 
2; Student Invitation Day 2, 3: 
Fund Drive 4; Spring Spree 2, 3, 
4; Dorm Council 3, 4. 

Vivian Chi-Hua Moh 

258 IFuynan Road 
Shanghai, China 

Home Economics. Transferred 
from Lasell Junior College 3; 
Home Economics Club 3, 4. 

Gloria Beroff Nathaiison 

35 Colwell Avenue 

Prince. Hillel 1 ; Prince Club 
3, 4; Archery 1; Prince Fashion 
Show 3. 

Joan Carol Nelson 

37 Mullen Street 
Tonawanda, N. Y. 

Library Science. Attended Uni- 
versity of Buffalo 2, 3; Dorm 
President 1 ; Dorm Board 1 ; 
Glee Club 1. 

Myra Joyee Miller 

138-36 227th Street 
Laurellon, N. Y. 
ess. Hillel. 

Nancy Anne Moore 

14 Kingsland Terrace 
Burlington, Vt. 

Nursing. I.V.C.F. 1, Treasurer 
2; Outing Club 1, 2, 3; Anne 
Strong 2, President 3; Christian 
Association 3; Junior Welcome 
Committee 3. 

Barbara Eleanor Nelson 

6 Thaxter Road 

Nursing. I.V.C F. 1, Missionary 
Secretary 2, Vice-President 3; 
Honor Board 3; Academy 3, 4; 
Anne Strong Club 2, 3, 4; Glee 
Club 1 ; Religious Club Council 

Shaela Ann Netzel 

205 Nesbitt Street 
East Plymouth, Pa. 

Library Science. 020 Club 1, 
2, 3, 4; Newman Club 1, 2, 3, 
4; Volunteer Service 4; Sock 
and Buskin Society 4. 

Gladys Eileen Newhall 

Bennington, N. H. 

Nursing IV. Graduated from 
Nashua Memorial Hospital. 
Nashua, N. H. Basketball 2, 3, 
4, Official Referee 2. 

Ann Marie Nilsson 

530 Main Street 

Business. Outing Club 1, 2, 3, 
4, Treasurer 3; Junior Welcome 
Committee 3; Mic Circulation 
Manager 4; Valentine Party 
Committee 2; Invitation Day 2. 

Paula Carole Nissen 

9 Longfellow Road 
Home Economics. 

Ann Elizabeth Noon 

11 Haskell Avenue- 

Nursing. Outing Club Execu- 
tive Board 1, Program Chairman 
2, President 3; Anne Strong 
Club 2. 3. 4; Newman Club I, 
2, 3. 

Janet Dustin Norrby 

9 Langdon Avenue 



Business. Y.W.C.A. 2, 3, 4; 

News Circulation Staff 3, 4; 

Mic Business Staff 4; N.S.A. 
Food Fair 2. 

Jane Sally Nunes 

146 Goffe Terrace 
New Haven, Conn. 

Business. Hillel; Sock and 
Buskin 1; House Chairman 3; 
Dorm Council 3; Campus Chair- 
man of Palmer Memorial 3; 
Social Relations Publicity Chair- 
man 4. 

Sonya Nylund 

Evans Road 
Gwynedd Valley, Pa. 

Business. Modern Dance 1, 2, 3; 
Junior Welcome Committee 3; 
All College Weekend 3; Mic 
Business Manager 4. 

Betty Ann Olsson 

11 Warren Street 
Norwich, Conn. 

Business. Transfer Welcome 
Committee 3; News Advertising 
Manager 3, 4; Social Relations 
Committee Executive Board 2, 3, 

Rose Barbara Oster 

24 Oak Street 

Science. Hillel 1, 2; Outing 
Club 3; Academy 3, 4. 

Marilyn Elizabeth Parker 

728 Dorbett Place 
Plainfield, N. J. 

Helen Pappis 

433 Brookline Avenue 

Prince. Orthodox Club 1, 2, 3, 
4, Secretary-Treasurer 3; Prince 
Club 3, 4; Frosh-Soph Valentine 
Party 2 ; Mic Circulation .Staff 4. 

Helen Josie Parks 

21 Merrill Street 

Business. Outing Club 3; Dorm 
Board 4; House Chairman 4; 
Secretary of Dorm Board 4. 

Dorothy Pnrritz. 

23 Ashjurd Road 

Newton Centre 

Little One 

Business. Transferred from 
Skidmore College 3; Forum 3: 
Sock and Buskin 3, 4; Dramatic 
Play Publicity Chairman 3; 
House Skit Night Chairman 3; 
Mic Publicity Staff 3; Compets 
3; Director of Freshman Play 4. 

Corimie A. Pasqualicchio 

5804 Snyder Avenue 
Brooklyn, N. Y. 

Bernice Adele Perlmutter 

44 Pond Street 
Preprofessional. Hillel 1, 2, Sec 
retary 3, Vice-President 4, Co 
editor of Hillel News 2; Acad 
emy 3, 4; Volunteer Service 4 
Bulletin Board Chairman 1; Cur 
riculum Committee 1, 2, 3, 4; 
Sophomore Luncheon 2; Junior 
Prom 3; Religious Club Council 
3; Treasurer, Student Jewish 
Appeal Drive 2; Class Execu- 
tive Board 4. 

Michele E. Philburn 

164-17 15th Avenue 
Beechhurst, L. I., N. Y. 
Home Economics. Curriculum 
Committee 1 ; Home Economics 
Club 2, 3, 4; Junior Welcome 
Committee 3; House Chairman 
3; Fire Captain 4. 

Burbura Joan Parshley 

1710 Commonwealth Avenue 

Elizabeth Janet Peckham 

IS Bay State Road 

Prince. Y.W.C.A. 1, 2, 3; Prince 
Club 3, 4; Representative to So- 
cial Activities Committee 4. 

Marie-Therese Peverill 

107 Phillips Street 



Nursing. Glee Club 1, 2, 3; 
Newman Club 1, 2, 3; Outing 
Club 3; Anne Strong 3; Mother- 
Daughter Banquet Committee of 
Newman Club 2; Junior Prom 
Committee 3. 

Marilyn Frances Pilsk 

Walnut Drive 
Nashville, Tenn. 

Prince. Hillel 1; Prince Club 
3, 4; House Social Chairman 1; 
Chairman of Junior Prom 3; 
Senior-Frosh Mixer Chairman 4. 

Betsey Dean Pool 

417 Liberty Street 

Home Economics. Sock and 
Buskin 1; Y.W.C.A. 1, 2, 3; 
Home Economics Club 2, 3, 4; 
Academy 4; Vice-President of 
Athletic Association 3; Basket- 
ball 1, 2, 3, 4; Soph Luncheon 
2; Junior Welcome Committee 
3; Olde English Dinner 3; 
Spring Spree 1, 2, 3; Baccalaure- 
ate 2, 3; Commencement 2, 3; 
Daisy Chain 3; Senior Luncheon 
2, 3; Class Treasurer 2, 3; As- 
sistant Vice-President of Stu-G 4. 

Margaret Lorigan Powers 

25 Lee Street 

Prince. Modern Dance Club 1, 
2; Newman Club Secretary 3; 
Prince Club Social Activities 
Chairman 4; Honor Board Rep- 
resentative 1 ; Class Ring Chair- 
man 2; Social Activities Repre- 
sentative 3; Bookstore Commit- 
tee Chairman 4. 

Phyllis Ruth Powers 

93 Prospect Street 
Nursing. Anne Strong 2, 3. 

Cora Pucci 

173 Andover Street 
Preprofessional. I.V.C.F. 1. 

Janet Lee Quiim 

11 Evelyn Road 



Publication. Transferred from 
University of Massachusetts 2. 
Sock and Buskin 2; French 
Club 2; Compets "Hay Fever' - 
2; Tennis 2; Christmas Formal 
2; Sophomore Luncheon 2 
News 3; Mic Literary Staff 3 
Transfer Welcome Committee 3 
Spring Spree 3; Junior Prom 3 
UN Week 3; Forum Publicity 

Lesley Evelyn Reid 

37 Interlaken Avenue 

New Rochelle, N. Y. 


Business. Modern Dance 1, 2, 
3, 4; Executive Board 1, 2, 3; 
Stu-G Council 3. 

Joan Claire Remppies 

86 Boylston Street 
Chestnut Hill 

Rhoda Lee Proman 

92 Hazelton Street 

Prince. Archery 1 ; Prince Club 
3, 4. 

Eleanor Quinn 

75 Richfield Road 



Home Economics. Newman Club 
1, Representative 2, Delegate 3, 
4; Home Economics Club 2, 3, 
4; Athletic Association Ping 
Pong Chairman 3, Vice-Presi- 
dent 4; Lunchroom Committee 
3, 4. 

Peggy Ann Raulinaitis 

163 Walnut Street 

Home Economics. N.S.A. 1 ; New- 
man Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Home Eco- 
nomics Club 2, 3, Tea Chair- 
man 4; Spring Spree 2, 3; Jun- 
ior Welcome Committee 3; 
Christmas Formal 4. 

Elenore Anita Reill 

242 Crescent Street 



Prince. Glee Club 1; I.V.C.F. 
2; Outing Club 2, 3; Christian 
Association 3; Prince 3, 4; Com- 
muter Representative to Stu-G 
1 ; Commuter Representative to 
Social Activities Committee 2; 
Class Vice-President 2; Sopho- 
more Luncheon 2; Class Presi- 
dent 3; Junior Prom Com- 
mittee 3; Chairman of Fresh- 
man Handbook 3; Junior Wel- 
come Committee 3; Commence- 
ment Committee 3. 

Eilene Gloria Resendes 

80 Middle Road 
Prince. Y.W.C.A. Social Chair- 
man 3. 

Janet Ann Riordan 

11 Clevemont Avenue 



Publication. Transferred from 
Northeastern University 2; 
Spring Spree 2; News 2, 3, 4; 
Transfer Welcome Committee 
3; Class Executive Board 3; 
Y.W.C.A. 3, 4; Mic Literary Edi- 
tor 4; Curriculum Committee. 


Joan Riviere 

1504 Dobson Street 
Evanston, 111. 

Home Economics. Transferred 
from Northwestern University 3; 
Spring Spree 3; Home Eco- 
nomics Club 3, 4; Mistress of 
Ceremonies Frosh-Junior Jam- 
boree 3 ; Transfer Committee 
Chairman 4; Fund Drive 4. 

Janet Bradford Robertson 

560 Concord Avenue 



Home Economics. Transferred 
from Middlebury College 2; 
Home Economics Club 2, 3, 4; 
Outing Club 2, 3; French Club 
3; Honor Board 3, Chairman 4; 
Library Committee Chairman 3. 

Janet Robichaud 

12 Ash Street 

Science (P.T.). Dramatic Club 
1, 2, Secretary 3; Outing Club 
1, 2; Ellen Richards 2; Social 
Activity Dorm Chairman 2, 3; 
Campus Entertainment Night 
Chairman 3; Spring Spree Co- 
chairman 3; Hobo Party Chair- 
man 4; P.T. Club 4. 

Ellen Marie Robinson 

1800 Randolph Street, N.E. 
Washington, D. C. 

Business. Curriculum Repre- 
sentative 1; N.S.A. 1, 2; Co- 
chairman Sophomore Prom 2; 
News 2. 

Gloria Anne Rockhill 

67 Wallace Street 

Preprofessional. Outing Club 1, 
2 ; Circulation Staff of News 1 ; 
Academy 3, 4, Co-chairman of 
Academy Banquet 4; National 
Folk Dance Association. 

Nancy Sydney Rogal 

77 Addington Road 

Library Science. Transferred 
from West Hill Junior College 
3; Sock and Buskin 3, 4; 020 
Club 3, Publicity Chairman 4; 
Hillel 3, 4; Library Committee 
4; Hillel Exec. Board 4. 

Mildred Ruth Rosenzweig 

24 Fitzhenry Square 

Publication. Hillel 1, 2; Sock 
and Buskin 3. 

Tobey Ann Rosenberg 

42 Orchard Road 

Science. Hillel 1, 2; Ellen 
Richards 2, 4. 

Betty Ann Ryan 

61 North Ash Street 

Prince. Newman Club 1, 2, 3; 
Prince Club 3, 4; Frosh-Soph 
Valentine Party; Mic Staff 2. 

Patricia Ann Ryder 

18 Byron Street 



Nursing. Newman Club 2, 3; 
Anne Strong 2, 3, 4; Y.W.C.A. 
2; Junior Welcome Committee; 
Bib Party Committee 3; Junior 
Prom Committee 3. 

Ann Bernice Schaefer 

31 Hawthorne Avenue 

Nursing. Newman Club 1, 2, 3; 
Outing Club 2, 3; Y.W.C.A. 1, 
2; Anne Strong 2, 3, 4; Junior 
Welcome Committee 3; Cur- 
riculum Committee. 

Marie Colette Schumb 

27 Garden Street 

Library Science. Newman Club 
1, 2, 3, 4; 020 Club 2, 3, Vice- 
President 4; Sock and Buskin 4; 
Volunteer Service 4; Junior 
Prom 3; Daisy Chain 3. 

Janet Keith Smith 

14 Glendale Avenue 

Maria Alice Santos 

49 Katharine Street 
New Bedford 

Preprofessional. Glee Club 1, 2; 
Modern Dance Club 4; Newman 
Club 1; Outing Club 2, 3, 4; 
Social Relations 3, 4; Song 
Chairman, May Day 2; Vol- 
unteer Service 3, 4. 

Carole Starr Schein (Mrs.) 

14 Norton Road 



Prince. Transferred from Colby 
College 3; Prince Club 3, 4; 
Transfer Welcome Committee 4. 

Nancy Hope Shevers 

75 Huntington Avenue 
Scarsdale, N. Y. 

Publication.. Glee Club 1, 2; 
News 1; Mic 4; Sock and Bus- 
kin 1; Revieiv 4; Bib Party 3; 
Frosh-Soph Mixer 4; Junior 
Prom 3. 

Susan Frances Snell 

296 Russett Road 

Chestnut Hill 


Business. Hillel 1, 2, 3, 4; Out- 
ing Club 1, 2; Class Day 
Usher 1 ; College Events Rep- 
resentative 1 ; Prom Committee 
1, 2; Sophomore Valentine 
Party 2; Student Invitation Day 
Usher 2, 3. 

Mary-Louise Sperry 

79 Paxton Street 
Mary Lou 

Home Economics. Transferred 
from University of Connecticut 
4; Home Economics Club 4. 

Carol Joan Spiegel 

212 So. Orange Avenue 
So. Orange, N. J. 


Prince. Hillel 1, 2, 3; Prince 
Club 3, 4; Junior Prom Com- 
mittee 3; Junior Welcome Com- 
mittee 3; Senior-Frosh Mixer 4. 

Sarah Ruth Stacy 

4213 Garden Street 
Western Springs, 111. 
Library Science. 

Elaine Sheluitz Stein (Mrs.) 
9 Leona Avenue 
Hamclen, Conn. 

Library Science. Transferred 
from University of Connecticut 
2; Transfer Welcome Commit- 
tee 3; Academy 3, 4, Club Exec. 
Board 3; 020 Club 4. 

Mary Ellen Storck 

Williamsburg, Va. 


Home Economics. French Club 
1; Sock and Buskin Society 2; 
Outing Club 1, 2; Home Eco- 
nomics Club 2, 3, 4; Volunteer 

Elizabeth Taber 

53 Fairfield Avenue 



Publication. Transferred from 
Middlebury College 4. 

Barbara Grant Tattan 

71 Chester Street 



Prince. Newman Club 1, 2, 3; 
Sock and Buskin Society 1, 3, 
4; Prince Club 3, 4; Prom Com- 
mittees 1, 2, 3; Spring Spree 
3; Frosh-Junior Jamboree 3. 

Nancy Stebbins 

Bedford, N. H. 
Nursing. Anne Strong 3, 4; Co- 
chairman of Freshman Prom. 

Sandra J. Sternberg (Mrs.) 

50 Irving Street 



Home Economics. Transferred 
from University of Missouri 2; 
Home Economics Club 2, 3, 4. 

Muriel Mary Sweeney 

825 Princeton Boulevard 

Home Economics. Transferred 
from Regis College 2; Newman 
C ub 2, 3, 4; Home Economics 
Club 2, 3, 4; Neivs 2. 

Jeanne Charlotte Tarrant 

221 Main Street 
Roslyn, L. I., N. Y. 

Publication. Transferred from 
Beaner College 3. 

Joanna Margarida Tavares 

224 Highland Avenue 
Nursing. Newman Club 1; Anne 
Strong 2, 3; Y.W.C.A. 3. 

Marie Tavla 

78 Bennett Street 

Science. Orthodox Club 1, 2, 
3, Exec. Board 4; Ellen Rich- 
ards 2, 3, 4; Spring Spree 1, 2. 
3; Junior Transfer Committee 3; 
Mic Technical Staff 4; Fiftieth 
Anniversary Celebration. 

Adrina Joyce Times 

Frost Road 

Science. Ellen Richards 2, 3, 4; 
Christian Association; Outing 
Club; Springy Spree; Fiftieth 
Anniversary Celebration. 

Marcia Jean Tobin 

137 Neponset Street 



Science. Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; 
Ellen Richards 2, 3, Sec.-Treas 
4; Academy 3, 4. 

Theresa M. Tenereillo 

30 Sheafe Street 

Preprofessional. Y.W.C.A. 1, 2, 
3, 4; Sock and Buskin Society 
2; Newman Club 2, 4; Social 
Relations 4; Spring Spree Food 
and Layout Committees 1, 2, 3. 

Janet Clarissa Tisdale 

374 Middle Street 

Ann Torosian 

664 Tremont Street 

Business. Y.W.C.A. 1, 2, 3, 
Cabinet 4; French Club 2, 3; 
Riding Club 3; Glee Club 3, 4; 
Academy 3, 4; News Business 
Manager 3, 4; Mic Advertising 
Staff 4. 

Nancy Elizabeth Tucker 

64 Fullerton Avenue 

Home Economics. Sock and 
Buskin Society 1 ; Home Eco- 
nomics Club 2, 3, 4; Academy 
4; House Chairman 3; Fund 
Drive 3. 

Margaret Van Note 

36 Rockledge Road 

Newton Highlands 


Nursing. Anne Strong 2, 3, 4; 
Outing Club 1, 2, 3; Y.W.C.A. 
1, 2; Interclass Athletics 1, 2, 3; 
Swimming Meet 1, 2, 3; Soph 
Luncheon 2. 

Elizabeth Ann Tyrrell 

120 Spruce Street 



Science. Newman Club 2, 3, 4; 
Ellen Richards 2, Exec. Board 
3, Pres. 4; Alumnae Scholarship 
Award 1; Ring Committee 2; 
Junior Welcome Committee 3; 
Mic Technical Editor 4. 

Patricia Gail Vinal 

19609 Winslow Road 

Shaker Heights, Ohio 


Nursing. Outing Club 1, 2, 
Publicity Chairman 3; I.V.C.F. 
1; Christian Association 3; 
Glee Club 1, Librarian 2, Con- 
cert Manager 3; Anne Strong 
2, 3, 4; House Chairman 1; Class 
Exec. Board 2; Curriculum Com- 
mittee 3. 

Aglaia Hope Vonlzalides 

11 Driscoll Street 

Science. Ellen Richards 2, 3, 4; 
Orthodox Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee 
Club Librarian 3, 4; Class Bas- 
ketball 1, 2, 3; Commencement 
Choir 2, 3. 

Jane Watson 

East Street 

Home Economics. Home Ec 
nomics Club 2, 3. 4. 

Katherine Nancy Wessell 

31 Lincoln Avenue 



Home Economics. Home Eco- 
nomics Club 2, 3, 4. 

Barbara Chapman Warren 

14 Loomis Street 

Montpelier, Vt. 


Science (P.T.). I.V.C.F. 1; 
Ellen Richards 2, 3; P.T. Club 
4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, Concert 
Manager 2; Christian Associa- 
tion Sec.-Treas. 3; Bluettes 3, 4; 
Academy 3, President 4. 

Phyllis Anne Weisenfeld 

181 Concord Street 

Margery Keith Wight 

74 Pleasant Street 

Newton Centre 


Business. Y.W.C.A. 1, 2; 
N.S.A. Food Fair 2, 3; Spring 
Spree, 1, 2; Soph Shuffle 2; 
Curriculum Committee 1, 2, 3. 

Joyce Barbara Wigor 

1150 Park Avenue 
New York, N. Y. 

Faith June Wildes 

2483 Washington Street 



Publication. Transferred from 
Sweet Briar College 2; Riding 
Club 2, Pres. 3; News 2, Asso- 
ciate Managing Editor 3, 4; 
Chairman News Banquet 3; Mic 
Literary Staff 3, Literary Co- 
Editor 4; Class Exec. Board 4. 

Sheila Lewis Wilmer 

Tall Spruce Farm 
Granville, N. Y. 

Science (P.T.). Outing Club 1; 
Ellen Richards 3; P.T. Club 
Pres. 4; Spring Spree 1, 2, 3; 
Student Invitation Days 2 ; 
Daisy Chain 3. 

Elizabeth Jane Wright 

18 Allen Avenue 



Ruth Joyce Wright 

Myrtle Street 

Home Economics. French Club 
1, Treas. 2, 3, 4; Home Eco- 
nomics Club 2, 3, 4; Academy 
3, 4. 

Rosalyn Zigman 

67 Woolson Street 

Science. Hillel Exec. Board 1, 
Program Chairman 2, Treas. 3, 
4; Ellen Richards 2, 3, 4; Acad- 
emy 4; Student Invitation Days 
2, 3; Spring Spree 3; Curricu- 
lum Committee 3, 4; Fiftieth 
Anniversary Celebration 4; Mic 
Technical Staff 4. 

Julia Rose Zaffuto 

15 Bostonia Avenue 



Publication. Sock and Buskin 
Society 2, 3; Newman Club 2, 
3; Outing Club 4; Volleyball 1; 
Softball 1, 2. 

Carolyn Louise Zinn 

7 Yale Street 



Home Economics. Sock and 
Buskin 1, 2; Home Economics 
Club 2, 3, 4; Y.W.C.A. Tea 
Chairman 2, Pres. 3; Athletic 
Association 3, Class Representa- 
tive 4; Modern Dance Club 1, 
2; Sophomore Luncheon 2; 
Spring Spree 2; Junior Welcome 
Committee 3. 

Mary Louise Coleman 

290 Harrison Street 
Manchester, N. H. 
Mary Lou 

Christine Cumming 

36 Webster Street 
Nursing IV. 

Marion Ruth Deering 

131 Pleasant Street 



Nursing IV. Transferred from 
Peter Bent Brigham Hospital. 

Hildegarde S. Doll (Mrs.) 

Chicago, 111. 


Nursing IV. Transferred from 
Florida State University 4. 

Jean Velma Gorhau 

14 Church Street 
St. Johnsbury, Vt. 
Library Science. 

Charlotte Paula Gruber 

247 Harvard Street 

Elizabeth Agnes Haiinoii 

101 Plunkett Street 



Home Economics. Transferred 
from Emmanuel College 2; 
Home Economics Club 2, 3, 4; 
Outing Club 2; Newman Club 
2, 3, 4; Student Invitation Days 
2, 3. 

Willie Pauline Harris 

6705 Kensington Avenue 
Richmond, Va. 
Nursing IV. 

Barbara Elizabeth Johnson 

204 North Road 

Lindamere, Wilmington, Del. 


Prince. Transferred from Colby 
College 3; Prince Club 3, 4; 
Senior Hobo Party Publicity 

Sally Marie Jordan 

4 Leicester Road 

Eleanor Corinne Kirkwood 

Box 914 Gibson Road 
Hanover, N. H. 
Library Science. 

Cecelia Philip Logas 

Club Rudo 
Mt. Dora, Fla. 

Prince. Transferred from Coe 
College 3. 

Marguerite McDonnell 

Spring Road 

West Cheshire, Conn. 


Nursing IV. Transferred from 
St. Francis Hospital Training 
School, Hartford 2. 

Margaret Poutre Quillen 


249 Collins Street 

Hartford, Conn. 

Nursing IV. Transferred from 
St. Francis Hospital School of 
Nursing, Hartford 2. 

Patricia Ann Quinby 

213 Audubon Drive 

Snyder, N. Y. 


Business. Transferred from Mid- 
dlebury College 3; House Chair- 
man 3; Senior Hobo Party 4; 
Academy 4. 

Jacqueline Hirsh Snaps 

65 Lanark Road 

Business. Hillel 1, 2, 3 4; N.S.A. 
1, 2, 3, 4; Sock and Buskin 1; 
Anne Strong 2; Freshman, 
Sophomore and Junior Prom 

Mary Evelyn Sheehan 

29 Grove Avenue 



Nursing. Transferred from Bos 
ton College 4. 

Mary-Elizabeth Spicer 

Ox Ridge Lane 

Darien, Conn. 


Nursing IV. Transferred from 
Lasell Junior College 3; Act- 
ing Resident Head, 14 Newell 
Road 3; Assistant in Lower 
Campus Clinic 3. 

Nancy Anna Sullivan 

75 Hillside Avenue 
Nursing IV. 

Nancy Sutherland 

Culver Military Academy 
Culver, Indiana 

Prince. Transferred from Indi- 
ana University 3; Prince Club 3, 
4; Co-chairman of Senior Hobo 
Party 4. 

Jadwiga Mary Zwolska 

43 Coleman Street 



Preprofessional. International In- 
stitute 1, 2, 3, 4. 





Priscilla Hale 

Associate Editor 

Margaret Downey 

Business Manager 

Sonya Nylund 

Photography Editor 

Patricia Gannon 

Literary Editor 

Janet Riordan 

Circulation Manager 

Ann Marie Nilsson 

Technical Editor 

Elizabeth Tyrrell 

Assistant Literary Editor 

June Wildes 

Advertising Manager 

Mary Harrington 

Art Editor 

Jacqueline (Klein) Fink 

Literary Staff 

M. Gene Carter 
Jean Griffin 
Nancy Crerie 
Elizabeth Baldwin 
Rosemary Feck 
Toby Rosenberg 
Bessie Robinson 

Technical Staff 

Marie Fantony 
Barbara Caseau 
Marie Tavla 
Jean Faulkner 
Tina Calzolari 
Rosalyn Zigman 
Catherine Cakouros 

Mary-Hope Carini 
Marcia Tobin 
Juanita Jackson 
Catherine LeBlanc 
Dorothy McComb 
Marianne Cassie 
Nancy Reid 

Advertising Staff 

Barbara Baker 
Esther Baum 
Mary Jane Burrows 
Nancy Crerie 
Mildred Gallagher 
Barbara Gardner 
Vivian Lee 
Ann Torosian 

Circulation Staff 

Polly MacDonald 
Claire Bent 
Barbara Brady 
Mary Miller 
Dotty Halloran 
Muriel Sweeney 
Barbara Wood 
Helen Pappis 
Ann Noon 

Photography Staff 

Joan Carol Nelson 
Jane Hartwell 
Carolyn McCann 

Business Staff 

Barbara Kapp 
Janet Norrby 

Publicity Staff 

Mildred Rosenzweig 
Nancy Shevers 

Business Advisor 

Miss Viola G. Engler 

Literary Advisor 

Raymond F. Bosworth 

Technical Advisor 

Dino G. Valz 


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■ m. l Mn . n u-. : . ■■■ - .. , 

book can be 
different things 
unto different people. 
It can be merely a record, or 
it can be a story alive with dreams 
and memories of the past. For a Mic 
Staff it is more than that. It is a task that 
begins in June with an idea in the mind and 
ends the following June with an idea between 
covers. A yearbook is, therefore, more than an idea 
or a dream. It's a tangible fact. Here are some of the facts 
about Mic 1953. Paper — one hundred pound coated 
stock. Body type — Bodoni Book set by linotype. 
Display type — Bernhardt Gothic Medium 
Italic. All copy was written, edited, 
and illustrated by the Staff. 
Three hundred copies were 
printed, bound, and dis- 
tributed in June. So 
the 1953 Micro- 
cosm is done. 
It is yours